Point Of View In Godfather Death

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What if you knew everything that was going to happen in your life? Every move you made, someone was narrating, either what is going to happen next or what you were thinking of. Now that could be a good thing or a bad thing, in the short story “Godfather Death” by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, we discern how the author’s choice of point of view completely changes the tone of the story. If the story had a different point of view it would be presented differently, how limited omniscient changes the story, and Death would not be seen as a protagonist. First, if the story had a different point of you it would be presented differently and the story would take a different route. This story has a third person point of view, someone is telling us the story. However, point of view could make us pity or hate a character. And what if Death was telling the story in first point of view, we would pity him. He entrusts the Godson, and when Death got backstab he “...stared at him angrily.”(13) . If Death was speaking we would comprehend his nger more, However based on the limited omniscient we have it seems as if he put himself in that position. The Godson did it once, why would you forgive him. Also, if we knew what the Grandson was thinking about we would see the the reason behind his greed. We could either hate him or pity him. He did grew up poor with twelve…show more content…
In the short story “Godfather Death” by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, The authors shows us how point of view completely changes the story and how we view a character. The story would be presented differently with a different point of view, we would see the real intentions behind a character's action. Limited omniscient plays a big role, sometimes the narrator is just as clueless as we are. Last but not least the argument on whether death was fair or not would be settled, in a way the movie makes him appear to be a protagonist, a good guys in a

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