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First person narrator

I suggested in my assignment that a first person narrator establishes credibility. I feel the problem with this is that most of us have areas where we can't see ourselves clearly, due to lack of self-knowledge, strong emotion, bias, or some other factor. What happens when you have a first person narrator with that sort of (very common) situation?

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I don't think it's so much that we can't see ourselves clearly but rather that we can't see the subject matter clearly because of our lack of self-knowledge mixed with strong emotion in addition to bias or a previous situation which may make us shape our opinion. For ...