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Writing In 1st, 2nd, or 3rd Person

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What are the different categories for pronouns?

Writing In 1st, 2nd, or 3rd Person

When you are writing in:

First Person, use "I," "me," and "we." This refers to the person who is speaking.

Second Person, use "you." This refers to the person who is listening.

Third Person, use "he," "she," "it," and "they." This refers to the person or thing the writer (speaker) is talking about.



9/4/2006 5:23:34 AM
Tori said:

this really helped as i was doing an english review and couldntremember which was which lol

it was lotsa help.


9/12/2006 3:27:48 PM
Becca said:

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9/19/2006 4:19:33 PM
Sophie said:

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9/25/2006 1:18:45 AM
Erin said:

I'm glad I googled this...I feel dumb b/c I forgot about what "person" is what & I need it for my Latin class, so I'm glad you have this tip!!! :)

10/2/2006 12:09:10 PM
Terica said:

This was great

10/5/2006 7:47:44 PM
Vipul Patel said:

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10/9/2006 5:43:22 AM
XlauraX said:

I still don't understand the difference!!!

10/15/2006 11:36:01 AM

Thank you just wanted to check. But I kinda knew any way LOL THANK YOU AGAIN BYE XOX

10/15/2006 3:26:13 PM
poopypants said:

what if you are trying to find the person in a book

10/15/2006 11:05:01 PM
Sabba-labba-ding-dong (Sarah) said:

Yay!!! Now I know exactly how to do my creative writing assignment!!!! Huzzah!!! ; D

10/19/2006 8:49:54 AM
Sarah said:

Very helpful. Thanks.

10/20/2006 8:45:51 AM
Lilly said:

This is so cool. Thanks! I love you!

11/6/2006 8:15:09 PM
amy schwartz said:

it helps so much!I was doing a english assignmentand I was all like,huh? and this so helps!

2/1/2007 2:47:30 PM
katie said:

this really helped me when i was stuck on which was whic. thankyou x

3/1/2007 7:25:41 AM
Hannah said:

Cool this helps. But would using "his" be 3rd? Or what?

3/2/2007 8:25:08 PM
Pony_girl said:

Great im writing a Story for English and couldnt remember which was which

3/4/2007 10:23:49 AM
captain nash hear said:

this helped looooooooads but im still stuck on my essay HA HA p.s is it the same in irish??????? THANKS MUCHOS!!!!!

3/7/2007 5:06:01 PM
adam said:

Thanks so stupid teacher wanted me to write in 1st person and i dint no what i meant helped lots...

now to write a 950 word essay...:)...................................................

3/11/2007 6:38:18 PM
Fergie said:

Helped me with my lyrics

3/29/2007 4:45:45 AM
Lee said:

Thanks i totaly forgot

3/30/2007 5:13:14 AM
stacy said:

this website is like, wow! i was reading my english homework, it said:
*identify 1st,2nd,3rd person
i was like, what the heck!
this helps~!

4/13/2007 12:46:25 AM
Blake Carter said:

this site is great.
i always forget which is which

5/3/2007 6:50:52 PM
lippy-loppy-lexi said:

This wEbSiTe is sOOO cool! Every time I take a test i never what 1st, 2nd, or 3rd person is. So now ill no for my end of coarse test! Thanks a bunck:)

5/19/2007 9:59:06 AM
stephanie S. said:

wow! this really helped me! thanks so mucg\h
this website is like a life saver
to me.i would of failed my english paper if i
didnt look at this first!

so again thanks so much!!!

5/30/2007 12:02:21 PM
yee son! said:

omg thanxs so much!
this is the only site that i could find that has this stuff.
but wait 1st person is when the main charcter is telling the story, 2nd is when a charcter is telling it but it isn't the main one, and then 3rd is when the author is telling it? is the correct or no?

6/10/2007 9:49:22 PM
frederick said:

this was the best thing that ever happened to me. i absolutely loved this and it helped me sooooooooo much.

6/29/2007 1:13:19 PM
terry said:

Thanks for the help

8/25/2007 8:03:16 AM
kimberley said:

thanks so much 4 this sight. is banging. i needed it cos i was doing an analysis for an english piece and i forgot what person i had writtin in.
lol oops.

cheers :D

9/5/2007 1:47:18 PM
Alexis said:

thanks this helped me with my homwork. first i didnt get it now i do

9/11/2007 5:43:39 PM
xDDD tytyty said:

helped alot!!! ty ;)

9/30/2007 5:39:09 PM
Lauren said:

thx so much i needed this for latin!!!<33

10/21/2007 5:09:02 PM
Jillian said:

Thank you so much for posting this site. I had an english assignment and I didn't understand which words go whith which number person! This helped so much thank you! Luv ya! XOXOXOX

11/27/2007 10:13:01 AM
McLovin said:

this really helped me out a lot. i stayed at home to finish an english paper due that day, and i didnt remember which person i was supposed to speak in, i kinda remembered not to use i or you, but it was blurry. chika chika yeahh.

11/27/2007 8:39:59 PM
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12/10/2007 9:50:12 AM
ily said:

this really helped when i was doing a piece of english homework

12/12/2007 12:45:05 PM
emma said:

thnx this helped my cheat on a test :D

xx cheers

1/8/2008 5:49:12 PM
[[coley]]<3 said:

very helpful while doing study island!=]

11/26/2008 6:47:19 PM
crystal said:

hah i was writing a reading journal had it down like as if someone was waching down on the main characters
then i remembered 123rd persons so i looked it up THNX

11/26/2008 6:47:49 PM
crystal said:

hah i was writing a reading journal had it down like as if someone was waching down on the main characters
then i remembered 123rd persons so i looked it up THNX

12/3/2008 12:11:58 PM
Paige said:

This was good, but maybe some more examples would have been great, ! :)

12/9/2008 4:57:17 PM
GO GO said:

This helps a lot, I don't know what I would have done if I hadn't found it. I had a homework question and this cleared everything up

Thankyou so much

12/9/2008 4:58:39 PM
GO GO said:

Thankyou so much it worked for this homework assignment I had thankyou so much

1/14/2009 8:51:23 PM
krystal said:

Its like so late and you totally helped me in understanding.
Now I can go to bed. Thanks

1/29/2009 12:12:51 PM
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4/26/2009 11:16:33 AM
unique said:

thanks, this helped alot.

9/11/2011 5:51:51 PM
Tracy said:

I had to write an essay about myself...and I blanked out on how I was going to do that. This helped a lot!


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