This omniscient viewpoint is very valuable because it lets you inside each character’s mind. You know their history, why they think the way they do, why they do what they do, what they did last week, and what they will do next month. Also, a third person writer has no emotional involvement in what’s happening. It is hard to be relatable when you are writing in third person.
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You can paint a bigger picture if you are writing in the third person.
In first person, everything is limited to what the main character—one person—sees and feels.
It’s almost like they are the proverbial “fly on the wall” and able to listen in on everything that happens—at least as much as the narrator lets them! As the reader, you get an intimate and usually very detailed look into the mind of another human being.
Contrast this to first person writing, where the reader can see into the mind of the main character. We get to see them process everything that comes their way as the story unfolds.
Be sure to check out our lessons and blog posts on first person writing and writing in second person narrative.
They will help you decide which style best suits your next masterpiece.
They are the subject of the sentence, and these pronouns are Oh, the drama!
And all of it shown by third person pronouns in the objective case.