Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1 | Chapter 2)
In "Killing Floor," the story is told from the point of view of the main character, Jack Reacher. The objective of this lesson is to explore point of view.
1) Class discussion: What is the objective point of view? Who tells the story with the objective point of view? If the narrator in a story told from the objective view is a detached observer, do you learn how characters think or feel? Why or why not? What is the first person point of view? From whose vantage point is the story told with the first person viewpoint? Define the third person point of view. Who is the narrator in a story told from a third person point of view? Why does the third person point of view reveal more about the characters than a first person point of view? What point of view does the author...
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