The Power of Point of View

Month: October 2014

Reading 1 & 2 Samuel with Undergraduates using Perspective Criticism: A Retrospective – SCOTT S. ELLIOTT

About a year ago, I wrote a post about an upcoming upper-level course on “Literature of the Hebrew Bible” that I would be teaching during the spring 2014 semester. This year’s edition centered on 1 and 2 Samuel and integrated perspective criticism. My primary objectives in doing the latter were to better equip students (i)… Read More ›

Season Premiere of “Castle”: Mastery in Manipulating Informational Point of View – GARY YAMASAKI

One of the things I looked forward to with the launch of the fall TV season was finally being able to get more Castle. And as I reflect on Monday’s season premiere, I cannot help but marvel at the producers’ skillful manipulation of the informational plane of point of view in the episode (NOTE: “spoilers”… Read More ›