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The following are words and definitions that you should know and be able to use with digital storytelling:

Digital storytelling - Combining narrative with digital content, including images, sound, and video, to create a short movie, typically with a strong emotional component.
Point of view - In literature, the ‘point of view’ is a literary device that depicts the manner in which a story is narrated/ depicted and who it is that tells the story.
First person narrative - In the first person point of view, the narrator does participate in the action of the story. The narrator is telling the story from his/her point of view. Uses the pronouns "I", "we", "me", and "my."
Second person narrative - Uses the pronoun "you." Rarely used in fiction. More often used to address the audience in technical writing, advertising, songs and speeches.
Third person narrative - Uses pronouns like "he", "she", "it", "they", or a name.
Third person omniscient - knows the thoughts and feelings of all characters.
Third person limited - knows the thoughts and feelings of one main character.
Soundtrack/music - Music that goes along with the story. Can be instrumental or have lyrics. A carefully chosen soundtrack can have a dramatic impact on the entire story. Lyrics during narration is an ill-advised idea.