Understanding Types of Point of View in Literature

What’s Point of View?

Point of view is the manner in which a story is narrated or depicted and who it is that tells the story. Simply put, the point of view determines the angle and perception of the story unfolding, and thus influences the tone in which the story takes place.


Different Types of Point of View

There are various types of POV:

  1. First Person Point Of View
  2. Second Person Point Of View
  3. Third Person Point Of View
    • Limited or Subjective
    • Omniscient
    • Multiple
    • Objective

Point of View Exercises

  1. Point of View Worksheet PDF
  2. Point of View Worksheet 2 PDF
  3. Point of View Worksheet 3 PDF
  4. Point of View Worksheet 4 PDF
  5. Point of View Student Examples PDF
  6. Point of View Worksheet 6 PDF
  7. Point of View Worksheet 7 PDF
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  9. Point of View Worksheet 9 PDF 
  10. Point of View Worksheet 10 PDF 
  11. Point of View Worksheet 15 | PDF
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  16. Point of View Worksheet 20 | PDF
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