2nd Person

Robert Quick

Where the -@!# did my muse go?

Writer, dreamer, knight, shackled by entertainment . . . and people.


Write something in the second person point of view. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narration#Second-person


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Lampyris Noctiluca

Lampyris Noctiluca

This made me think: there are three narrative persons (I, you, he/she/...), but there's also the first person plural, we. That seems to work between first and second person, since it can mean both you and I (and maybe others) OR myself plus someone else. This creates some interesting ambiguity. Thus, the possibilities become four, times three verbal tenses (present, past, and - why not - future), for a total of no less than twelve different ways of narrating the same story.

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  • Prompt published 21st July 2017

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