The point of view helps in determining how the reader will comprehend the events taking place during Harry Porter's birthday and help shape the emotional response the reader will have towards the unfolding events. The point of view helps the reader to see things through the narrator's lens. It helps in analyzing the story and the character and eventually developing an emotional response. In Harry's porters' case, the narrator uses the third-person perspective to shape the reader's emotional response and attitude towards the character. For example, "Harry tried to argue back, but his words were drowned by a long, loud belch from Dudley" Such scenarios shape the reader's attitude to help identify the victim.