… and who are the first and second people?
The First Person
In the first person I or we are the subject of the sentence. It is used in very informal writing.
|Singular||I||Me||My / mine|
|Plural||We||Us||Our / ours|
I had a really great day!
The Second Person
YOU (as in someone else) is the subject of the sentence or someone’s name. This is used in relatively informal writing.
Could you feed the dog please?
The Third Person
He, she, or it is the subject of the sentence or the name of an object/place. This is used in more formal, objective writing.
|Feminine||She||Her||Her / hers|
It is going to snow on Thursday.