First-Person Narrative

Narration in the first person — the grammatical term for I (first-person singular) and we (first-person plural) — is a narrative told by a character involved in the story. When the narrator uses "I" and describes his or her own experience, thoughts, or feelings, the work is said to be in the first person.

See also third-person narrative.


From the Guide to Literary Terms by Jack Lynch.
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