Authors Perspective

By Clarkson JH

What Author's Perspective?

The viewpoint that an author brings to a piece of writing. Sometimes the author's perspective is recognizable through the the tone of a piece.

Examples

This is the time of year when many young birds are preparing to leave the nest. If you find a young bird on the ground peeping and looking deserted, leave it alone! Birds often leave the nest before they can fly. Too often leave well-meaning people will interfere with nature. The sounds the bird makes are not cries for help. The calls help the parents to locate the bird when they come back with food.

What is the author's viewpoint of helping birds?
People shouldn't interfere

What are the clues?
Leave it alone
Well-meaning people will interfere
not cries for help