(redirected from omnisciently)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
References in periodicals archive ?
Conversely, when Jane Austen invokes Burney as a model in her omnisciently narrated Northanger Abbey, she cites Burney's non-epistolary Cecilia and Camilla (NA 38).
The reader possesses the same factual testimony as the sleuth, but the latter's concluding narrative in which the hitherto disparate pieces of the puzzle are omnisciently ordered outstrips our investigatory prowess.
While Antonia omnisciently experiences most of the events, the child Sarah mixes what she has heard with what others see.
Here, Lucero omnisciently proposes her historia as the historia of La Raza, and vice versa.
The famous ambiguities of his method, however, are effected largely by the gap that separates this quasi-satiric, omnisciently "objective" stance from the richly subjective interiority of the heroine's profound spirituality, experienced imaginatively by readers as inhabiting her own admittedly artless and untutored consciousness.
While omnisciently describing Lamarat's search for the vanished uncle, the narrator breaks in to announce that he, like his protagonist, has thought of a better way of narrating the event: "Et Lamarat Minar .
The archness of tone so discernible in Hamilton's novelistic discourse is usually effected by a 'monologic' narrative voice which omnisciently orchestrates the hierarchy of discourses at play in its fictional field.
Stewart often conveys these musings and sometimes Hillary's state of mind omnisciently, as if they are not filtered through the self-serving memories of the McDougals or someone else.
Now Figure 2 represents only a single execution path through the nondeterministic Prolog program, the one we chose omnisciently.
responding to citizenry pressures," legislators bending to temptation, and "intensely interested pressure group(s)" came as a surprise upon a stage in which, if government institutions had any role to play other than judicial, it was to omnisciently set and collect efficient Pigouvian taxes and redistribute them in equity-preserving lump sums.
This is a strange determinism that bases genuine choice on the recognition of absolute possibility, only to show that the choices inherent in that possibility are omnisciently made in every case" (165).
Hua writes as if the colonialists and their neocolonial successors have no ethnic or communal identity: it is as if they are above or outside the communal system they omnisciently created.