Definition of first person in English:
1 see person (sense 2.
1.1 (the first person) A type of narrative in which the protagonist relates their story using the first person, i.e. using the pronoun ‘I’.
- The protagonist, who tells the story as a first-person account, is the hunchback lawyer Matthew Shardlake.
- He wanted to do a first-person narrative describing a real human story and he wanted to fuse stories within the work.
- In a chatty, first-person narrative, the down-to-earth Nan describes going into service while still a child herself.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.