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- adj. Describing the narrator of a dramatic work who is also the protagonist or other character in the work.
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A homodiegetic narrator is one who is internal to the narrative, who is on the 'same' plane of exegesis as the story.
Had the events described been narrated directly in the first person, the narrative would be homodiegetic (a character in the narrated world that s/he describes).
His forthcoming essay, "My Wife Is a Terrorist," talks about how he analyzed his wife's FBI file using homodiegetic narrative techniques (Schamus 'wife runs the anti-war organization CODEPINK).
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