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Knowing everything:‘a third-person omniscient narrator’
all-knowing, all-wise, all-seeingView synonyms
- ‘After all, science is not yet omniscient in the present world.’
- ‘That seems like odd behavior for an omniscient and omnipotent designer.’
- ‘I wanted an omniscient narrator to have a kind of ‘looking back on it all now’ perspective.’
- ‘The narrative voice is part character and part omniscient narrator.’
- ‘It is also true that you can't be omniscient; you can't see everything, everywhere.’
- ‘All three films forgo the assistance of an omniscient narrator, and let the subjects tell their own stories.’
- ‘It's certainly more cinematic than many comics for the simple fact that it has no thought balloons and no omniscient narrator.’
- ‘At several points the narrator interjects with omniscient knowledge of historical information which he alone has privileged access to.’
- ‘An omnipotent and omniscient being, however, would know that such an action was about to take place, and would be able to prevent it.’
- ‘In paradise, the omniscient narrator concludes, there are no stories because there are no journeys.’
- ‘Being omniscient, I know such activity is more or less commonplace, but I trust that you will do what is right.’
- ‘As Prague's omniscient narrator explains, the game is fundamentally flawed.’
- ‘They say " om " representing the omniscient power of God in the universe.’
- ‘All us omniscient narrators were getting together to have a few laughs and a few drinks.’
- ‘Yet there are no laws to regulate this omniscient spy system.’
- ‘If God is omnipotent and omniscient, why didn't he start the universe out in the first place so it would come out the way he wants?’
- ‘The tone of the Times report was narrative bordering on omniscient.’
- ‘An omniscient author knows everything about everybody in the story.’
- ‘Deconstruction theory and the decline of the omniscient narrator demonstrate a newfound humility.’
- ‘In stanzas twelve through fourteen, the omniscient narrator directs our eye to the movement of the skies.’
Early 17th century: from medieval Latin omniscient- all-knowing, based on scire to know.
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