Tag: <span>Narrative</span>

The Perspective of POV or Point of View
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The Perspective of POV or Point of View

Every piece of writing is founded on a point of view, or “POV” in screenwriters’ parlance. A story’s point of view may be objective or subjective, from inside or outside depicted events—sometimes called “interiority” and “exteriority” by writing teachers—and may have a singular perspective or multiple perspectives. 

Awkward Construction Versus Narrative Flow
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Awkward Construction Versus Narrative Flow

Awkward sentence construction interferes with narrative flow in every kind of prose, from news reporting to fiction. Sometimes it’s unintentional on the part of harried or wooden-eared writers, and sometimes it’s a conscious attempt to adhere to a publication’s “house style.”