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point of view

a way of thinking about something; [someone's] viewpoint; an attitude or expression of self-interest. From my point of view, all this talk is a waste of time. lean understand her point of view. She has made some good observations about the problem.
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point of view

An attitude or standpoint, how one sees or thinks of something. For example, From the manufacturer's point of view, the critical issue is cost. This expression, originally alluding to one's vantage point in seeing a building or painting or other object, dates from the early 1700s.
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Besides, it allows the reader to engage with one or more points of view that are not the second person.
At the end of a fantastic text the conflu ence between reader's and character's points of view self-destructs, forcing the reader to read metatextually, searching for the mechanisms whereby this identification was created and the ambiguous world of the fantastic was maintained.
These two points of view lead to quite different projections of what the future rain forest areas of Central America might look like.
Judgment and empathy are in eternal conflict, but in recent years empathy has gained a considerable edge because of our extravagant exposure to drama, our intimate familiarity with other points of view.
Maybe there's a way of reconciling their two points of view.
He believes those traits help him bridge the gap with those who might not share his points of view.
Basmajian is, herself, very passionate about women's issues and exploring the roles of women in society from the vantage point of female directors with strong points of view.
The force of the photos, in their themes, their forms, their points of view, is what might be expected of Magnum.
While Johnson merely displays how Rutherford Calhoun learns to "read" rigor mortis as analogous to his previously objectifying perception, Morrison uses shifting points of view to enable readers to experience and then reject perceptual rigor mortis.
So therefore the alternative points of view, the various viewpoints, should be aired.
WASHINGTON, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Two independent studies of the June 21 NBC News special on health care reform that was viewed by more than 30 million Americans have found that a majority of viewers considered the program "To Your Health" to have presented fairly the problems of the health care system and the different points of view on how to solve those problems.
What terms, phrases, and stylistic features underpin the structure of linear and nonlinear development in conjunction with the multiple points of view found in the novelist's work?
But I knew that if I just underscored Morgan's and Ashley's characters' points of view, and not support the point of view of the killer, I'd be fine.
Such an appeal assumes that there is already something you have in common with their point of view--that you have, perhaps, a preference for scientifically documented evidence, or a conviction that points of view do, in fact, color perceptions.
The report discusses the current status of new drug products that are in the clinical trials pipeline and analyzes the data from several points of view.