Second person

From Technomancer

In second person narration, the narrator is supposedly the reader, and refers to itself with the second person pronoun, 'You.'

This type of narration is most common in interactive fiction and Choose Your Own Adventure books. Role-playing games could also be considered second person fiction. The second person format has been used in at least a few popular novels, most notably Jay McInerney's Bright Lights, Big City, and Tom Robbins' Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas as well as many short stories. When done well, the reader imagines himself within the action.

An even rarer version of second person narration takes the form of a series of imperative statements with the implied subject "you", as in this example from Lorrie Moore's How to Become a Writer:

Decide that you like college life. In your dorm you meet many nice people. Some are smarter than you. And some, you notice, are dumber than you. You will continue, unfortunately, to view the world in exactly these terms for the rest of your life.
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