Chapter Five discusses the importance of point of view in literature and, more specifically, in the short story. Choose one short story from the course text about which you have not yet written, and analyze it in terms of point of view.
When writing your post, consider the following questions
* How would you categorize the point of view [e.g., first-person, second-person (i.e., “you”), third-person limited, third-person omniscient]? * Is the point of view consistent throughout the story (told from the same point of view), or does it shift at any points in the narrative? (If so, make note of when and how those changes occur.) * How does point of view shape your reading of the work? In what ways does it contribute to or detract from your reading of the work? * How does point of view relate to the story’s themes or content? Your initial post should be at least 150 words in length. Support your claims with examples from the text, and properly cite any references. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7. The story that I chose was little red riding hood and the point of view that was listed in this poem was third-person omniscient. Why this poem is third-person omniscient is because the writer reads over the story as if it is taking place at the current time that is being read and also the writer is telling the story through the perspective of little red riding hood her mother and the wolf. Third person omniscient point of view is when the narrator knows or can relate to all the characters which the narrator does in this short story. The point of view is consistent throughout the whole story and does not shift at any point in the story. The whole story focuses on Little Red Riding hood and the actions of the wolf and briefly mentions little red Riding hoods mother The way that third-person omniscient point of view helps shape my reading of this work is by showing me what the multiple characters in this story are...
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