Warm Up: Think back on a childhood experience when you feel an adult treated you unfairly. It could be a time that you felt you were punished unjustly by a parent or teacher or a time when someone told you to do something that you didn’t want to do. Looking back now, can you see the situation through the eyes of the adult? Was there a reason the person acted the way she/he did? How does looking back change the way you see the situation?
Explain the differences among the following points of view. Include specific features of each type and things to consider as a reader of each one.
What are some possible issues with a first-person narrator?
Why might it be good to have a first-person narrator?