This article shows how the narrator can tell more than what the journalistic nonfiction orthodoxy dictates. By way of narrating a source’s speech, the narrator can report states of consciousness –i.e., feelings, thoughts, perceptions– as it happens in novels that have what is commonly known as omniscient narrators. Although this has never been studied thoroughly, it is a frequent practice in successful nonfiction texts.

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Published on 30/09/00
Accepted on 30/09/00
Submitted on 30/09/00

Volume 15, Issue 2, 2000
DOI: 10.7203/caplletra.29.4976
Licence: CC BY-NC-SA license

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