Today we are going to talk about the different points of view (separately) when writing lyrics. It is important to be conscious of the song’s/story’s point of view because you want the intended message to come across to the audience. For example: if you want to talk about a personal subject, would you be using the word “you?” Probably not.
For this post, we are going to talk about Third Person.
Third Person is for storytelling because of how objective it is. If you want to tell of a situation happening to outside characters, the Third Person point of view is the best option.
The following are words used to convey the Third Person point of view:
- Subject – he, she, it, they
- Direct Object – him, her, it, them
- Possessive Adjective – his, her, its, their
- Possessive Predicate – his, hers, its, theirs
So, if you want to convey the Third Person point of view, keep in mind of using those words above.
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