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narrator
American English: /ˈnɛreɪdər/
British English: /nəˈreɪtə/

Translation of narrator in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (Literat)
    narrador, (-dora) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The novel employs multiple narrators, including not only the three major characters but also their husbands, children, and parents.
    • In a similar way, Beatrice serves to question the narrative authority of the other narrators in the novel, all of them European-educated and male.
    • I return in Chapter 7 to the problem of identification and its effects: what role does the identification with literary characters and narrators play?
    1.2 (Cinema, Theater, Television)
    Example sentences
    • All Greek tragedies have choruses, who take on the roles of observers, narrators, commentators and critics.
    • That was a storytelling device. It was the ultimate frame - and television newspeople the ultimate narrators.
    • He is, as you say, the conscience of the film; a narrator, but it is more than that too.

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