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 Learn more about First-person narrative in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A strength of first person narrative is that the character may also express feelings, thoughts, and experiences, and may reveal him or herself; therefore, the reader usually gains keen insight into the life of the narrator.
First person plural narrators tell the story using "we," that is, no individual speaker is identified; the narrator is a member of a group that acts as a unit.
First person plural POV occurs rarely but can be used effectively, sometimes as a means to increase the concentration on the character or characters the story is about.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /f/fi/first_person_narrative.html   (599 words)

 First Person Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
First person delivery is a method of speaking with spectators and other re-enactors as if you are the person and living during the 19th century.
Conversing in first person requires practice and its success depends on several factors the most important of which is how well you've researched your subject and the various aspects of his or her life.
A first person scenario may be a recreation of an actual event from history or it may be a generalization based upon extensive research.
geocities.com /BourbonStreet/Quarter/2926/First_Person_Development.html   (2170 words)

 First-person shooter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The run and gun shooter is a fast paced, all-about-action type of first person shooter, often containing a large number of enemies.
Their first success in the genre comes from the critically acclaimed Marathon (1994), a game for the Mac, notable at the time for having a story and letting the player look up and down, among other things.
GoldenEye 007 (1997) — The first successfully implemented FPS on a console, GoldenEye was acclaimed for a strong, realistic single-player mode and a highly popular multiplayer section.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/First-person_shooter   (6103 words)

 First-person narrative - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
First-person narrative is a literary technique in which the story is narrated by one or more of the characters, who explicitly refers to him or herself in the first person, that is, "I."
The whole of the narrative can itself be presented as a false document, such as a diary, in which the narrator makes explicit reference to the fact that he/she is writing or telling a story.
Perhaps the most convoluted example of a mixed media kind of point of view is Joseph Conrad's novelette Heart of Darkness, which has a double framework: an unidentified narrator describes (in first person plural) Marlow, the principal character, telling his own story in the first person.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/First-person_narrative   (487 words)

 Writer's Encyclopedia--Letter F   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The first is a synopsis, a brief step-by-step outline of the plot and main action of the film.
Although first novels represent only about 3 percent of the new books published annually, publishers still seek out the best prospects from the manuscripts they receive because the beginning novelist who shows promise today is likely to generate income with subsequent works.
First, the average sentence length (the total number of words divided by the number of sentences) is determined.
www.writersmarket.com /encyc/f.asp   (10167 words)

 First Person Shooter Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
First person shooters are the types of games that have made for good press coverage.
First person shooters are so immersive, in fact, that they make many players sick.
"First person looter" or "First person sneaker" - this was the first FPS to place a premium on silence and stealth.
www.links.net /dox/warez/games/edu/fps   (402 words)

 2/1/2002 2:00 PM
They correspond to first- and third-person descriptions, respectively, of what is the subject of the agent’s intentional states.
equally aware that her minimal content represents number, be it a specific one, as in the first sentence, or number in general, as in the ­latter two.
Some may understand minimal content as a Fregean sense, understood as a “mode of presentation”, for it is natural to take the expression ‘as conceived by’ as though it were a certain mode of presentation, or the subject of the thought under a certain “guise”.
humanities.ucsc.edu /NEH/georgalis.htm   (13863 words)

 First-person Shooter Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Although, it is coined by Nintendo as an FPA {First Person Adventure}.
Their first success in the genre comes from the critically acclaimed Marathon (1994), which was a game for the Mac, which is notable for features such as story, being able to look up and down, and other things.
The first game to calculate all lighting in real-time and to use an unified lighting system (with no lightmaps).
search.localcolorart.com /search/encyclopedia/First-person_shooter   (6227 words)

 Radio National - About First Person
First Person is our serialised reading of a published autobiography, broadcast every weekday.
We choose books for fine writing that communicates the author's individual life experience, and for their personal voice - the "I" or first person pronoun.
Presented as part of Life Matters, First Person provides another dimension to Radio National's daily coverage of issues that affect life and society.
www.abc.net.au /rn/talks/firstper/about.htm   (91 words)

 First person quotes & quotations
A friend is the first person who come in when the whole world has gone out.
"A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms agains himself.
That is the question of who was the first person who stood by a pile of sand and said, "You know, I bet if we took some of this and mixed it with a little potash and heated it, we could make a material that would be solid and yet transparent.
en.thinkexist.com /quotes/with/keyword/first_person   (459 words)

 First Person
I was gardening one day 4 years ago when I first saw Podaxis pistillaris in fruit.
Having forgotten entirely the warning I once read about desert puffballs, I thought my flened appearance was funny and, laughing, I rinsed myself off with a hose, but the spores stayed in my pores and in every scratch and small wound on my arms, neck and feet.
I am by no means the only person to have this infection, and I wish desert area doctors were aware of it.
www.strangemag.com /firstperson.html   (3648 words)

 The Guide - First-Person Shooters
The release of Quake marked the true beginning of the 3D age of first-person shooters, at least in the traditional sense that we use the terms 3D and first-person shooter.
Descent was the first title to actually use 3D successfully, with impressive and popular results, but Quake was the first title that used 3D in the traditional first-person shooter.
This game has gone through a few profound changes since it was first proposed, but the many new visual effects and gameplay elements that have been proposed for the game are very impressive.
www.bluesnews.com /guide/fps.htm   (1470 words)

 Grand Text Auto » First Person
Jill mentions First Person in a post today, and paints a tri-generational image: showing the book to her mother, then reading it while her daughter reads a book to herself.
My first copy of the book was delivered to my mother’s house (I’m visiting California this spring) and when it arrived, and she called, I asked her to open the envelope and describe it to me. We were both smiling, I could tell even over the phone.
There’s an Italian review of First Person over at neural.it (and a translation is currently at the top of their English page).
grandtextauto.gatech.edu /2004/03/16/first-person   (2143 words)

 First Person - The MIT Press
The editors of First Person have gathered a remarkably diverse group of new media theorists and practitioners to consider the relationship between "story" and "game," as well as the new kinds of artistic creation (literary, performative, playful) that have become possible in the digital environment.
Above you hangs a banner: 'Welcome to First Person.' In front of you, you see doors leading into separate conference rooms, each of which is marked with a sign in large, Futura Bold letters: 'Cyberdrama,' 'Ludology,' 'Simulation,' 'Hypertext and Interactives,' and so on.
Some are arguing that digital games (as the heirs of the novel and of film) constitute the next great arena for storytelling; others respond that games are not narratives at all and require a different theoretical framework and a new discipline.
mitpress.mit.edu /0262232324   (548 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: First Person Plural : My Life as a Multiple   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
However, his personal situation is often far from that of others who struggle with coming to terms with DID.
He has co-consiousness right from the start, which allows him to be somewhat aware of what's going on when his alters are out, whereas many individuals with DID have no such memory at all, and thus have an even harder time coming to terms with the very existance of their condition.
But as he so tellingly mentions in his book, the average person with DID spends 7 years treading water in the mental health system before their condition is propperly recognized.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0786889780?v=glance   (2117 words)

 First-Person: M. Shahid Alam
The first massive attack on Americans on U.S. soil had shaken the nation.
And America shaken was America united against anyone who seemed to be related to the perpetrators of this undeserved and “unprovoked” act of violence.
I did, however, in the first few weeks after September 11, put up an American flag on my office door.
www.numag.neu.edu /0201/first.html   (793 words)

 Glossary of Literary Terms
However, each such decision affects the future doubly: a man is or should be responsible for the consequences of his actions; and each action necessarily excludes the other potential actions for that moment, and their consequences, and thus at least partially limits the potentialities for future actions.
The mind cannot discern any meaning for this existence in the universe; when a person abandons his illusions, he finds himself horrified by the absurdity of the human condition…a person must create a human morality in the absence of any known predetermined absolute values" (Source : Benet's, 334-335).
In fiction presented in the first person, the 'I' who tells the story is the narrator; the narrator may be in any of various relations to the events described, ranging from being their center (the protagonist) through various degrees of importance (minor characters) to being merely a witness.
www.notesinthemargin.org /glossary.html   (4544 words)

 First Person Shooter Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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"A case of developers adding many first person shooter elements together and coming up with a game that is only good for the first quarter of the...
www.codename-outbreak.co.uk /directory/First-Person-Shooter.html   (281 words)

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The origins of the first person novel, in English, have its roots in personal writing.
Among the most famous of these novels are Samuel Richardson's Pamela (1740), which structures itself as a collection of letters, Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe (1719), which structures itself in the form of memoir and diary, and finally to a lesser extent Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights (1848), which incorporates letters into its narrative.
Because these early first person novels, for the most part, took the form of personal writing, their subjects and theme, either consciously or accidentally, usually focused themselves on the intimacies of personal life.
www.geocities.com /SoHo/Nook/9082/first1.html   (221 words)

 In The First Person
I thought one of the most moving concerts I have been to is when they did the Buena Vista Social Club concert at Carnegie Hall.
And all of these 80 and 90-year-old musicians came to America for the very first time, they played in Carnegie Hall, and they unfurled a Cuban flag in the audience and brought it up on stage.
One of the most ridiculous bureaucratic things in our country is that you have to go to a third country in order to get to Cuba; you can't go directly.
www.newmusicbox.org /first-person/aug99/interview2.html   (1994 words)

 CJR January/February 2005: First Person
This was our family’s personal experience with a dictatorship of the proletariat.
Posing as an ex-con, I looked for a job at the state employment office and day labor agencies, stayed in a flop hotel where the beds were so filthy I elected to sleep on the floor, ate in shabby diners, and finally found a job bussing dishes in a cafeteria.
Throughout the experience, not one person smiled or spoke a kind word to me. When I got home, showered, and returned to the office, I wrote a story that was given huge play and made a big hit around town.
www.cjr.org /issues/2005/1/goldman-caste.asp   (2708 words)

 Lynch, Literary Terms — First-Person Narrative   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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.
Three question marks mean I have to write more on the subject.
andromeda.rutgers.edu /~jlynch/Terms/first.html   (77 words)

 First Person Shoot Out
A barrage of PC based first person shooters is hitting the console market this month.
History: Redefined the first person genre on PC and was named game of the year by countless gaming publications by introducing a gripping story and character interaction that wasn't limited to killing everything that moved.
History: Id software is credited as the company that started the first person shooter genre with a game called Wolfenstien 3D way back in 1992.
myvideostore.com /content/games/features/fps/fps.html?...   (753 words)

 First Person Shooter Games Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Working on a first person shooter titled Consumed, due for release in 2002.
FPS - First Person Shooter First person shooters are the types of games that have made for good press coverage.
The Hitman series of first person shooter games has two titles, Hitman: Codename 47 and Hitman 2: Silent Assassin.
www.breedgame.co.uk /directory/First-Person-Shooter-Games.html   (372 words)

 Learning Disabilities OnLine: First Person - Liz Bogod
First Person offers personal essays on first-hand experiences with the challenges of learning disabilities.
I did not know that the real reason was because I could only count to ten while my classmates were counting to one hundred; I could not tie my shoes while classmate were tying them for me and I could not write my first name.
On my first day, I went to class wanting to make friends, but I really did not know how.
www.ldonline.org /first_person/bogod.html   (1252 words)

 SBC Baptist Press - FIRST-PERSON: ‘Thank God for Mel Gibson’   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
He has fought many personal battles with his own “demons.” People magazine wrote that he is a member of Alcoholics Anonymous.
It is consistent with the character of God to use broken people who admit their struggles and acknowledge their dependence upon the Lord Jesus Christ.
Johnny Hunt, pastor First Baptist Church Woodstock in metro Atlanta is a man of walking passion and non-tradition.
www.bpnews.net /bpfeature.asp?ID=1350   (938 words)

 First Person Essays | Blueprint for Health   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
First Person: Harry Potter and Divorce Among the Muggles
First Person: Heart Attack Diary -- Part III, Living to Tell the Tale
First Person: My Chances Were One in Four
blueprint.bluecrossmn.com /topic/essays   (326 words)

 First Person Shooter - Computer Games
Command and Conquer: Renegade is their entry into the first person shooter arena.
Red Faction is a first person shooter set on Mars in the not-so-distant future.
Star Wars: Obi Wan is a first person set pre-Episode One, and its light saber combat truly shines.
www.bellaonline.com /subjects/37.asp   (396 words)

 First Person Plural
The journal is written by all of us, yet we are all legally the same person and live in the same body.
My personal site, has lyrics to different songs, including ones I have wrote.
This is the official homepage of the First Person Plural Ring.
i.webring.com /hub?ring=plural   (340 words)

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