How Point of View Can Affect the Relatability of a Poem

A narrator’s point of view is one of the most essential elements of writing. One common way of understanding point of view is “where do you put the camera?” Or, Is the narrator observing from above, as in the case of an all-knowing third person narrator? Is it focused on one person, as in the case of a limited-knowledge narrator? Or is it inside the head of a character and looking out, as in the case of a first-person narrator? Melody Dean Dimick shares her thoughts on point of view and how to...
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