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?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 6:05 pm ad1c9bdddf
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 ...