Author's Point Of View/Perspective

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Authors Point Of View/Perspective - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Author's Purpose is 

    The author's purpose refers to the intention or motivation behind why an author writes a particular piece of work. It is the underlying reason that drives the author to communicate their ideas, entertain, inform, persuade, or express their emotions. Understanding the author's purpose helps readers gain insight into the message and meaning of the text, as it provides context and allows for a deeper analysis of the author's intentions.

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  • 2. 

    Author's Perspective is

    This answer is correct because it accurately defines the term "Author's Perspective" as the author's opinion on a specific subject or issue. It implies that the author has a particular viewpoint that shapes their writing and influences their arguments or conclusions. Understanding the author's perspective is crucial for interpreting their work and analyzing their biases or intentions.

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  • 3. 

    First Person Point of View (Check all that apply)

    • A. 

      The narrator is part of the action

    • B. 

      Only observes the action

    • C. 

      Uses the pronouns I, me, we

    • D. 

      Can tell the thoughts and feelings of other characters

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. The narrator is part of the action
    C. Uses the pronouns I, me, we
    The correct answer is "The narrator is part of the action" and "Uses the pronouns I, me, we". In a first-person point of view, the narrator is typically a character in the story and is directly involved in the events. This perspective allows the narrator to use personal pronouns like "I," "me," and "we" to refer to themselves and other characters. It also gives the narrator the ability to share their own thoughts and feelings, but not necessarily those of other characters.

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  • 4. 

    Second Person Point of View is used to give directions, make requests, and/or give commands.

    • A. 


    • B. 


    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Second Person Point of View is used to give directions, make requests, and/or give commands. This means that the speaker or writer directly addresses the audience as "you" and tells them what to do or how to do something. In this point of view, the focus is on the audience's actions and involvement, making it suitable for giving instructions or making requests. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 5. 

    Third Person Omniscient means the author is 

    Correct Answer
    all knowing.
    Third Person Omniscient is a narrative point of view where the author has complete knowledge and awareness of the thoughts, feelings, and actions of all the characters in the story. This allows the author to provide a comprehensive and objective view of the events and characters, as they are not limited to only one character's perspective. The author can delve into the minds of multiple characters, providing insights and information that may not be accessible to the individual characters themselves. This narrative technique enables the author to present a broader and more detailed understanding of the story, making them "all knowing."

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