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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.
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.
Such are the scanty details of this most disgraceful expedition; at least, such are all that Captain Bonneville had the patience to collect; for he was so deeply grieved by the failure of his plans, and so indignant at the atrocities related to him, that he turned, with disgust and horror, from the narrators.
The old soothsayer, however, danced with delight; and though he was then, as some narrators suppose, full of sweet wine, he was certainly still fuller of sweet life, and had renounced all weariness.
The novel's unnamed narrator grew up in Elmira, a town with distinctive characteristics and a people whose specificity seems to have been cultivated by their limitations.
A Study of the Narrator in Nonnus of Panopolis' Dionysiaca: Storytelling in Late Antique Epic
The narrator has a black mother and white father; Tracey, a white mother and an (absent) black father.
The popular theory surrounding the "Jane the Virgin" Narrator is that he is actually Jane's (Gina Rodriguez) son Mateo all grown up, sharing the story of his family  telenovela style.
Castellanos Moyas novel highlights the harmful effects of the cruelties committed during the Guatemalan Civil War for the physical and mental health of its victims, as well as that of the ones who work with the testimonial accounts on the topic, like the narrator himself: "Editing one thousand one hundred pages of stories about Indians obsessed with terror and death could break even the strongest of spirits, infect me with malignant and morbid curiosity" (Castellanos Moya 19).
In her early adulthood, she finds herself working for a white Australian pop star turned global do-gooder, Aimee, who charges forward, always, allergic to the reflection (and self-abnegation) our narrator subsists on.