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I am writing a story and need help on the point of view and the dialogue of the therapist?

I am writing a story and need help on the point of view and the dialogue of the therapist? Topic: How to write a story about depression
July 15, 2019 / By Heath
Question: i am currently writing a story for one of my classes at school and its about a depressed teen who's father is an alcoholic and the mother is out of the picture. i am at a point in the story where by the teen is sitting with her psychologist talking about her feelings and what not. i'm fine at writing about the teens thoughts and feelings because i have dealt with depression before but i am not great at writing the dialogue of the therapist. what are examples of philosophical and witty/intelligent things she can say to the child. i really need help or at least an idea for this point in the story because i'm stuck and am not sure. at this point the therapist asked how her day was she says something sarcastic and describes it as lousy and etc, so whats something the therapist can say?
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Elimelech Elimelech | 1 day ago
Find out more about the depression ! research should be more on that to make it look like genuine... Dialogues are based on the severity you can post it on http://onparables.com
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Elimelech Originally Answered: Which point of view is best for a story?
I like a character's POV better. You get their thoughts, feelings and actions all the time. 3rd person can't explain as much. I think your best bet is too go with the girl's POV. Like someone else said, it will have more emotion and details, plus you can relate better. I think It helps the story flow better too. I enjoy reading that more.
Elimelech Originally Answered: Which point of view is best for a story?
It really just depends on the story as well as the writing style. While a story can be stronger from a character's point of view, 3rd person is good too. I agree with what someone else said about being extremely limited when writing in 1st person. Take "The Notebook" for example...a classic love story told by the boy, but it is told from his point of view as an old man. You get to see everything that happens, so it is really like a 3rd point of view perspective. If you want to check out the novel, it is written by Nicholas Sparks. Oh, and please let me know when you have finished your story - I would love to read it! Hope this helps!
Elimelech Originally Answered: Which point of view is best for a story?
Well, that really depends on what you are trying to do with your story. As you go through these answers, I beg you to understand that Twilight is written from the first person girl's point of view. It is hugely popular right now and many people are hoping for more of the same. However, you are severely limited with first person POV. You only get to see what that character sees. With third person, you can see everything that happens even when the character is not there. And third person also can delve into the minds of the characters; it is not just stating the actions.

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The therapist will respond to what the patient says. If this is something you don't know, then you need to do legitimate research.
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Chas Originally Answered: What point of view should I use in my story?
Oooo the 1st person imaginary friend sounds good. To get a clear picture of how each works, write a paragraph or two from each pov. Make sure you read the paragraphs out loud to yourself so you can hear what it sounds like. This should give you a really good idea of which works best.
Chas Originally Answered: What point of view should I use in my story?
Well, it depends on your writing style, in my opinion. If you are generally more poetic and detailed in your writing, you have to remember that seven-year-old children aren't very observant and mature. And then you would have a problem with using "I" a lot, because they - the children - wouldn't be paying much attention to anything but themselves, their immediate interactions - whether it be physical or emotional - , and what they are doing. That might be something to consider. I, personally, am leaning towards the first person from the imaginary friend's POV. Though, again, in my opinion, that depends on the age of the imaginary friend. The safest would be third-person omniscient, and therefore have the most potential to be boring. But if you can pull it off, first person in the imaginary friend's POV would be the most intriguing, personal, and memorable. Good luck with your story! It sounds interesting and good from your description.

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