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Rizzo: How do you know what Scrooge is doing? We’re down here, and he’s up there.
Gonzo: I keep telling you—storytellers are omniscient. I know everything.
Rizzo: Hoity-toity, Mr. Godlike Smartypants.
Gonzo (turning towards the fourth wall): To conduct a proper search, Scrooge was forced to light the lamps.
[The window lights up from the lamps]
Rizzo: How does he do that?

Tropes about the Narrator— the helpful invisible person that fills in the blanks of the story. Compare Dialogue. See also Point of View, Framing Device. Do not confuse with Narrative Tropes.


Main topic:

  • Narrator: A character who describes the events of the story as they happen.

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