heterodiegetic love

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  • adj. In film studies and narratology, descriptive of a narrator that does not take part in the plot.

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hetero- + diegetic

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  • In the sense that its narrator is 'different' from the exegesis (an explanation or critical interpretation of a text) that comprises the story, this makes the narrative heterodiegetic (does not take part in the narrated action).

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