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WILL GIVE MEDALS! What advantages and disadvantages of third-person?

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  1. anonymous
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    @BishopPatton Could you help me with third-person?

  2. BishopPatton
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    yes

  3. anonymous
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    Okay thanks!

  4. anonymous
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    I know third person is: recount all experiences and feelings/events of the story, and is not recounting their own experience. they are an outside view.

  5. BishopPatton
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    Third person lets you not always be in the same character's head all the time, having to see things only through their eyes. You can say, "There was a basket in the corner, but Sarah did not see it, as she was too busy thinking about Chad." Whereas if you said, "There was a basket in the corner, but I didn't see it; I was too busy thinking about Chad," your reader would go huh? how did she know about the basket if she didn't see it? (Lame example, I know.) Third person is also really good for putting distance between the reader and the character in high-emotion scenes. For example, if the character is getting raped/going through depression/just had a loved one die, it's uncomfortable and almost a little annoying to the reader to have to be in the character's head while he/she is going through it, y'know? Using the third person kinda makes it more bearable, and even more powerful.

  6. BishopPatton
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    ok... gtg

  7. BishopPatton
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    good luck... medal and fan if i helped

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