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NARRATOR. A pleader who draws narrs serviens narrator, a sergeant at law. Fleta, 1. 2, c. 37. Obsolete.

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From first to last Hermann's niece utters no word in the tale -- and it is not because she is dumb, but for the simple reason that whenever she happens to come under the observation of the narrator she has either no occasion or is too profoundly moved to speak.
And when we get back from that expedition," said the indefatigable narrator, "they'll decorate us with the Southern Cross that shines up there in the Creator's button-hole.
During the progress of the story the narrator had become transfigured.
A large frozen moon like a lustrous snowball began to show through the tangle of twigs in front of them, and by its light the narrator had been able to refresh his memory of Captain Keith's text from a scrap of printed paper.
Olivier, partly from chivalry, partly from policy, seldom encumbered his march with captives," explained the narrator.
There was an aged handicraftsman, it is true, who had been a citizen of London at the period of Sir Thomas Overbury's murder, now some thirty years agone; he testified to having seen the physician, under some other name, which the narrator of the story had now forgotten, in company with Dr.
In both novels, the primary sources about the history of violence are intercalated with passages of the reading and research activities, realized by the narrators.
The three-day event of the 16th edition of the Sharjah International Narrators Forum (SINF), organised by Sharjah Institute for Heritage (SIH), has concluded with the prestigious award ceremony.
Among their topics are against pragmatic arguments for pan-narrator theories: the case of Hawthorne's "Rappaccini's Daughter," some reflection on the arguments for and against the ubiquity of narrators in fictional narrative, the controversy over Christian Kracht's Imperium, fictional narrators and creationism, author and narrator in lyric poetry, and narrative mediation in comics: narrative instances and narrative levels in Paul Hornschemeier's The Three Paradoxes.
Nor is this sketch the only example of Hawthorne's experimentation with narrators and narrative perspective that may have gone awry.
All writers and narrators must be rhetors who persuade their readers to participate, if only for a moment, in their dance.
Mehta's narrators try to negotiate their Indian identity with their American bearings and are occasionally bothered by it too -- but unlike diaspora literature of the last few years, they do not obsess about it or feel alienated by it.