Lesson 1 (from Part 1, Chapter 1)
Part 1, Chapter 1
The third person omniscient point of view is an important storytelling technique in My Darling, My Hamburger. Through the third person omniscient perspective, the reader can see the story from the point of view of each character. This lesson will focus on the purposes, advantages, and disadvantages of this perspective.
1. Class discussion: The third person omniscient point of view is one in which an unrelated narrator is telling the story who can relay the thoughts and emotions of each character to the reader. What words might be used in a third person omniscient perspective in comparison to the words used in first person and third person limited point of views? What are the major differences between these three perspectives?
2. Journal entry: What might the reader miss if the story were written from another perspective? What does the reader gain by the use of...
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