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first person

the first person

technicalSLG a form of a verb or a pronoun that is used to show that you are the speaker. For example, 'I', 'me', 'we', and 'us' are first person pronouns, and 'I am' is the first person singular of the verb 'to be' [↪ second person, third person]
2AL [singular] a way of telling a story in which the writer or speaker tells it as though they were involved in the story [↪ third person]:
a first person narrative
in the first person
The 'Great Gatsby ' is written in the first person.

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