Point of view
From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
- A position from which something is seen; outlook; standpoint.
- From an economist's point of view, business is all about money.
- An attitude, opinion, worldview or set of beliefs.
- His point of view is that there is only one true religion.
- In literary theory: The perspective from which a narrative is related.
- The storyline in the film The Usual Suspects is presented from the point of view of an unreliable narrator.
Point of view, sometimes used interchangeably with viewpoint, may refer to:
- Point of view (literature) or narrative mode, the perspective of the narrative voice; the pronoun used in narration
- Point of view (painting), the angle of painter vision
- Point of view shot, a technique in motion photography
- Point of view switch or hat switch, part of a joystick
- Point-of-view gun, a fictional device from the movie version of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
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