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10th Sep '17 7:02:16 PM Aiguille
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* {{Subverted}} in ''Podcast/WithinTheWires.'' TheNarrator of the Relaxation Cassettes addresses the Institute's patient as "you" and feigns impartiality as a purely instructional, pseudo-omniscient figure in those exercises that mimic a typical guided meditation, but as her instructions deviate to become peculiarly specific, she eventually drops the façade to refer to herself as "I" at the end of the first cassette, and addresses the patient with increasing directness in subsequent installments.

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* {{Subverted}} in ''Podcast/WithinTheWires.'' TheNarrator of the Season 1's Relaxation Cassettes addresses the Institute's patient as "you" and feigns impartiality as a purely instructional, pseudo-omniscient figure in those exercises that mimic a typical guided meditation, but as her instructions deviate to become peculiarly specific, she eventually drops the façade to refer to herself as "I" at the end of the first cassette, and addresses the patient with increasing directness in subsequent installments.
14th Aug '17 8:08:46 AM Medinoc
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* Most {{Gamebook}}s such as ''Literature/ChooseYourOwnAdventure'' and InteractiveFiction. This is not universal however, as series such as ''Literature/SagasOftheDemonspawn'' stick to third-person narration.

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* Most {{Gamebook}}s such as ''Literature/ChooseYourOwnAdventure'' and InteractiveFiction. This is not universal however, as series such as ''Literature/SagasOftheDemonspawn'' ''Literature/SagasOfTheDemonspawn'' stick to third-person narration.
14th Aug '17 8:08:28 AM Medinoc
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* All {{Gamebook}}s such as ''Literature/ChooseYourOwnAdventure'' and InteractiveFiction.

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* All Most {{Gamebook}}s such as ''Literature/ChooseYourOwnAdventure'' and InteractiveFiction.InteractiveFiction. This is not universal however, as series such as ''Literature/SagasOftheDemonspawn'' stick to third-person narration.
15th Jul '17 10:24:57 AM nombretomado
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* Used in the WorldWarII radio series ''The Man Behind the Gun''.

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* Used in the WorldWarII UsefulNotes/WorldWarII radio series ''The Man Behind the Gun''.
12th Jul '17 2:00:22 AM Tapol
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* The early ''ComicBook/IronFist'' stories from the 70s used second person narration, starting each story with variations of "You are Iron Fist." This was started by creator RoyThomas and continued with writers LenWein and TonyIsabella in the ''Marvel Premiere'' title and ChrisClaremont in his own series.

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* The early ''ComicBook/IronFist'' stories from the 70s used second person narration, starting each story with variations of "You are Iron Fist." This was started by creator RoyThomas Roy Thomas and continued with writers LenWein Len Wein and TonyIsabella Tony,Isabella in the ''Marvel Premiere'' title and ChrisClaremont in his own series.
12th Jul '17 1:59:22 AM Tapol
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* The early ''ComicBook/IronFist'' stories from the 70s used second person narration, starting each story with variations of "You are Iron Fist." This was started by creator RoyThomas and continued with writers LenWein and TonyIsabella in the ''Marvel Premiere'' title and ChrisClaremont in his own series.
2nd Jul '17 12:12:16 PM Alia_of
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* Some chapters of Creator/IainBanks's ''Complicity'' are written in second person in present tense. These describe the actions of a murderer. It really helps to hide the identity of the killer (even their gender) but the result is also very creepy.
24th Jun '17 7:59:24 PM jamespolk
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* In 1945 FilmNoir ''Film/{{Detour}}'', Al the narrator continually address the audience as "you", as Al pleads with us to believe that he isn't a murderer and he didn't mean to do anything wrong and he only stole that dead guy's money and car because he had to and when he strangled that woman to death it was totally an accident...
--> "How many of you would believe it wasn't premeditated?
1st May '17 6:39:53 AM Derkhan
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* Jeff [=VanderMeer's novel=] ''Literature/VenissUnderground'' is divided into three parts, the second of which is told via second-person narration (the first via first-person and the third via third-person narration). The "you" in this case is Nicola, the first narrator's [[HalfIdenticalTwins twin sister]] and the third narrator's ex-girlfriend.

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* Jeff [=VanderMeer's novel=] [=VanderMeer=] likes to use this trope:
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''Literature/VenissUnderground'' is divided into three parts, the second of which is told via second-person narration (the first via first-person and the third via third-person narration). The "you" in this case is Nicola, the first narrator's [[HalfIdenticalTwins twin sister]] and the third narrator's ex-girlfriend.ex-girlfriend.
** In ''Acceptance'', the third book of ''Literature/TheSouthernReachTrilogy'', the chapters dedicated to the director are written in the second person and present tense, with the director being the one adressed as "you".
17th Apr '17 1:27:12 PM Morgenthaler
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* The game ''{{Shadowgate}}'' is told entirely in this form.

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* The game ''{{Shadowgate}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Shadowgate}}'' is told entirely in this form.
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