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ˈnær eɪ tər, ˈnær ə-, næˈreɪ-NARRATOR

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. narrator, storyteller, teller(noun)

    someone who tells a story


  1. narrator(Noun)

    One who narrates or tells stories.

  2. narrator(Noun)

    The person or the "voice" whose viewpoint is used in telling a story.

  3. narrator(Noun)

    The person providing the voice-over in a documentary.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Narrator(noun)

    one who narrates; one who relates a series of events or transactions

    Etymology: [L.]


  1. Narrator

    The act or process of telling the particulars of a story is referred to as narration. Along with exposition, argumentation, and description, narration is one of four rhetorical modes of discourse. More narrowly defined, narration is the fiction-writing mode whereby the narrator communicates directly to the reader. The concept of the unreliable narrator became more prominent with the rise of the novel in the 18th century. Until the late 19th century, literary criticism as an academic exercise dealt solely with poetry. Most poems did not have a narrator distinct from the author. But novels, with their immersive fictional worlds, created a problem, especially when the narrator's views differed significantly from those of the author. Perspective, interpretive knowledge, focalization and structure are the narrator's characteristics. Perspective and interpretive knowledge are essential characteristics of the narrator. Focalization and structure are lateral.[1] An example of a viewpoint character is Dr. Watson from the Sherlock Holmes stories. Almost all of the Sherlock Holmes collection is from his point of view.

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How to say NARRATOR in sign language?

  1. narrator


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of NARRATOR in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of NARRATOR in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of NARRATOR in a Sentence

  1. David Fincher:

    She had no idea who I was, i ’m sitting there thinking of David Fincher, ‘ My God, you are such a f ----- g loser. ’ I think she’s amazingly talented, I just thought she was too young. When you realize Tyler does n’t exist and The Narrator’s been abusing Marla The Narrator, it needed to be somebody who, for lack of a better explanation, was there out of choice ; not somebody who did n’t know any better.

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