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First-person narrative

A first-person narrative is a mode of storytelling in which a narrator relays events from their own point of view using the first person i.e. "I" or "we", etc. It may be narrated by a first person protagonist, first person re-teller, first person witness, or first person peripheral. A classic example of a first person protagonist narrator is Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, in which the title character is the narrator telling her own story, "I could not unlove him now because I found that he had ceased to notice me"; this device allows the audience to see the narrator's mind's eye view of the fictional universe, but it is limited to the narrator's experiences and awareness of the true state of affairs. In some stories, first-person narrators may relay dialogue with other characters or refer to information they heard from the other characters, in order to try to deliver a larger point of view. Other stories may switch the narrator to different characters to introduce a broader perspective. An unreliable narrator is one that has lost credibility due to ignorance, poor insight, personal biases, dishonesty, etc. which challenges the reader's initial assumptions.

The telling of a story in the grammatical first person, i.e. from the perspective of "I." An example would be Herman Melville's Moby-Dick, which begins with "Call me Ishmael."First-person narration includes an embedded listener or reader, who serves as the audience for the tale. First-person narrations may be told by a person directly undergoing the events in the story without being aware of conveying that experience to readers. A story written in the first person can be told by the main character, a less important character witnessing events, or a person retelling a story they were told by someone else; this point of view is effective in giving a sense of closeness to the character. First-person narration presents the narrative through the perspective of a particular character; the reader or audience becomes aware of the events and characters of the story through the narrator's views and knowledge. As a participant in events, the conscious narrator, is an imperfect witness by definition, unable to see and comprehend events in their entirety as they unfurl, not objective in their inner thoughts or sharing them and furthermore may be pursuing some hidden agenda.

In some cases, the narrator may withhold information based on his own experience. Character weaknesses and faults, such as tardiness, cowardice, or vice, may leave the narrator unintentionally absent or unreliable for certain key events. Specific events may further be colored or obscured by a narrator's background, since non-omniscient characters must by definition be laypersons and foreigners to some circles, limitations such as poor eyesight and illiteracy may leave important blanks. Another consideration is how much time has elapsed between when the character experienced the events of the story and when they decided to tell them. If only a few days have passed, the story could be related differently than if the character was reflecting on events of the distant past; the character's motivation is relevant. Are they just trying to clear up events for their own peace of mind? Make a confession about a wrong they did? Or tell a good adventure tale to their beer-guzzling friends? The reason why a story is told will affect how it is written.

Why is this narrator telling the story in this way, why now, is he to be trusted? Unstable or malevolent narrators can lie to the reader. Unreliable narrators are not uncommon. In the first-person-plural point of view, narrators tell the story using "we"; that is, no individual speaker is identified. The first-person-plural point of view occurs but can be used sometimes as a means to increase the concentration on the character or characters the story is about. Examples include: William Faulkner's short story "A Rose for Emily". Frank B. Gilbreth and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey's memoir Cheaper by the Dozen. Theodore Sturgeon's short story "Crate." Frederik Pohl's Man Plus. Jeffrey Eugenides's The Virgin Suicides. Karen Joy Fowler's The Jane Austen Book Club. Joshua Ferris's Then. Heidi Vornbrock Roosa's short story "Our Mother Who Art."Other examples include Twenty-Six Men and a Girl by Maxim Gorky, The Treatment of Bibi Haldar by Jhumpa Lahiri, During the Reign of the Queen of Persia by Joan Chase, Our Kind by Kate Walbert, I, Robot by Isaac Asimov, We Didn't by Stuart Dybek.

First-person narrators can be multiple, as in Ryūnosuke Akutagawa's In a Grove and Faulkner's novel The Sound and the Fury. Each of these sources provides different accounts of the same event, from the point of view of various first-person narrators. There can be multiple co-principal characters as narrator, such as in Robert A. Heinlein's The Number of the Beast; the first chapter introduces four characters, including the initial narrator, named at the beginning of the chapter. The narrative continues in subsequent chapters with a different character explicitly identified as the narrator for that chapter. Other characters introduced in the book have their "own" chapters where they narrate the story for that chapter; the story proceeds in linear fashion, no event occurs more than once, i.e. no two narrators speak "live" about the same event. The first-person narrator

List of Nintendo 64 games

The Nintendo 64 home video game console has a library of games, which were released in plastic ROM cartridges. Two small indentations on the back of each cartridge allows it to connect or pass through the system's cartridge dustcover flaps. All regions have the same connectors, region-locked cartridges will fit into the other regions' systems by using a cartridge converter or by removing the cartridge's casing. However, the systems are equipped with lockout chips that will only allow them to play their appropriate games. Both Japanese and North American systems have the same NTSC lockout. A bypass device such as the N64 Passport or the Datel Action Replay can be used to play import titles, but a few games require an additional boot code before they can be played. Of the console's 388 official releases, 196 are region-locked to Japan, 296 to North America, 242 to Europe; the Nintendo 64 was first launched in Japan on June 23, 1996 with Super Mario 64, Pilotwings 64, Saikyō Habu Shōgi. The last game to be published for the system was the North American-locked Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 on August 20, 2002.

The best-selling game is Super Mario 64 with 11 million units as of May 21, 2003. Regardless of the higher cost of cartridge production and of continued criticism over releasing a cartridge-based system, the total unit sales of Nintendo 64 software has exceeded the total unit sales of Nintendo GameCube software; the Nintendo 64 library is to date the smallest overall library of game titles on a Nintendo home console. This list does not include games for Nintendo's 64DD disk drive peripheral; the list is organized alphabetically by their English titles or their alphabet conversions. It is arranged with the different titles being listed once for each program. In the case of two English regions bearing a game with different names, the first version is listed first. All English titles are listed first, with an alternate title listed afterward. There are 388 games on this list. "Nintendo 64 Games". Nintendo of America, Web Archive. Archived from the original on March 20, 2007. Retrieved March 20, 2007

Burin Peninsula

The Burin Peninsula is a peninsula located on the south coast of the island of Newfoundland in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Burin Peninsula extends to the southwest from the main island of Newfoundland, separating Fortune Bay to the west from Placentia Bay to the east, it measures 130 km in length and between 15 to 30 kilometres in width. It is connected by a 30 km wide isthmus between Monkstown, it was named the Buria Peninsula by fishermen from the Basque region during the 16th century. The peninsula is known as "The Boot" by locals and people across the province; the peninsula received this nickname because of its boot-like shape. For centuries there were plentiful cod, other fish and crustaceans, which supplied a thriving fishing industry; the eventual collapse of the Atlantic northwest cod fishery led to local mass unemployment during the second half of the 1990s. Route 210 traverses the length of the Burin Peninsula, running along the northwest side of the peninsula between Marystown and Fortune.

Route 220 runs from Fortune to Marystown on the southern side. A short connecting road Route 222 runs between these two roads west of Marystown. Routes 211, 212, 213, 221 are numbered local roads; the Burin Peninsula's economy is tied to the ocean most of its settlements are located on the coast. Communities on the north coast of the peninsula, beginning in the east: Terrenceville Harbour Mille Little Harbour East Bay L'Argent Jacques Fontaine St. Bernard's-Jacques Fontaine Garnish Frenchman's Cove Grand Bank FortuneCommunities on the south coast of the peninsula, beginning in the west: Lories Point May Calmer High Beach Allan's Island Lamaline Point au Gaul Taylor's Bay Lord's Cove Roundabout Lawn Little St. Lawrence St. Lawrence Epworth Lewin's Cove Burin Bay Arm Burin Port au Bras Fox Cove-Mortier Little Bay Placentia Bay Creston Creston North Marystown Spanish Room Rock Harbour Jean De Baie Red Harbour Rushoon Baine Harbour Parkers Cove Boat Harbour West Davis Cove Sandy Harbour Monkstown and Labrador Great Paradise, Placentia Bay and Labrador Little Paradise and Labrador St. Joseph's Port Anne Petite Forte Clattice Harbour Clattice South West Burnt Island Murphy's Cove Isle Valen Darby's Harbour Great Bona Little Bona Southeast Bight Toslow Presque Saint Annes Saint Leonards 1929 Grand Banks earthquake The Heritage Run

The Citizen (Auburn)

The Citizen referred to as The Auburn Citizen, is the only daily newspaper published in Auburn, New York. The paper serves parts of the greater Central New York area; the publication is owned by Lee Enterprises. The paper traces its roots to 1816; the paper has been named The Citizen for decades but was published as The Citizen-Advertiser and The Daily Advertiser, among other names. Except on Sundays, when it was a morning paper, Saturdays, on which the paper did not publish an edition for most of its history, The Citizen was an afternoon paper until 2008. In 1999, The Citizen added a Saturday edition, in 2008, it switched from an afternoon publication to a morning publication, publishing papers seven days a week. On March 10, 2013, The Citizen announced it was returning to a six-day publication schedule as of April 1, 2013, with the paper no longer publishing a Monday edition. William O. Dapping covered the 1929–30 riots at Auburn Prison for the newspaper. Leo Pinckney, former president of Auburn Community Baseball and former president of the New York–Penn League, was a sports editor and sports columnist for The Citizen for over 40 years.

Kevin Rivoli, a photojournalist whose work has appeared in Sports Illustrated, USA Today, The New York Times, began his career as a photographer for The Citizen. The Citizen The Citizen on Twitter

2016 Missouri State Treasurer election

The 2016 Missouri treasurer election was held on November 8, 2016, to elect the State Treasurer of Missouri, concurrently with the 2016 U. S. presidential election, as well as elections to the United States Senate and elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections. Incumbent Democratic State Treasurer Clint Zweifel was term-limited and could not run for re-election to a third term in office. Eric Schmitt won the general election against his opponents Sean O'Toole, Judy Baker, Carol Hexem. Judy Baker, former state representative, nominee for MO-09 in 2008 and candidate for lieutenant governor in 2012 Pat Contreras, business consultant and former diplomat Mike Sanders, Jackson County Executive, former Jackson County prosecuting attorney and former chairman of the Missouri Democratic Party John Wright, former state representative Eric Schmitt, state senator Dan W. Brown, state senator Sean O'Toole Carol Hexem and former schoolteacher 2016 Missouri gubernatorial election Official campaign websites Judy Baker for Treasurer Eric Schmitt for Treasurer

Dreams (Fleetwood Mac song)

"Dreams" is a song by Fleetwood Mac from their eleventh studio album Rumours. In the United States, "Dreams" was released as the second single from Rumours on March 24, 1977, while in the United Kingdom it was released as the third single in June 1977. A performance of "Dreams" on stage was used as the promotional music video. In the US, "Dreams" reached the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100, the band's only number-one single there. In Canada, "Dreams" reached number one on the RPM Top 100 Singles chart; the members of Fleetwood Mac were experiencing emotional upheavals while recording the Rumours album. Mick Fleetwood was going through a divorce. John McVie was separating from his wife Christine McVie. Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks were ending their eight-year relationship. "We had to go through this elaborate exercise of denial," explained Buckingham to Blender magazine, "keeping our personal feelings in one corner of the room while trying to be professional in the other."Nicks wrote the song in early 1976 at the Record Plant studio in Sausalito, California.

"One day when I wasn't required in the main studio," remembers Nicks to Blender magazine, "I took a Fender Rhodes piano and went into another studio, said to belong to Sly Stone, of Sly and the Family Stone. It was a black-and-red room, with a sunken pit in the middle where there was a piano, a big black-velvet bed with Victorian drapes.""I sat down on the bed with my keyboard in front of me," continues Nicks. "I found a drum pattern, switched my little cassette player on and wrote'Dreams' in about 10 minutes. Right away I liked the fact that I was doing something with a dance beat, because that made it a little unusual for me."When Nicks played the song to the rest of the group, "They weren't nuts about it. But I said'Please! Please record this song, at least try it'; because the way I play things sometimes... you have to listen." The band recorded it the following day. Only a basic track was recorded at Sausalito. Recording assistant Cris Morris remembers that "all kept was the drum track and live vocal from Stevie – the guitars and bass were added in Los Angeles."

Christine McVie described the song as having "just three chords and one note in the left hand" and "boring" when Nicks played a rough version on the piano. McVie changed her mind after Buckingham "fashioned three sections out of identical chords, making each section sound different, he created the impression that there's a thread running through the whole thing." In the United States, "Dreams" reached the number-one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on June 18, 1977, held it for one week. On the Adult Contemporary chart, "Dreams" was Fleetwood Mac's highest charting single during the 1970s when it reached number 11. In the United Kingdom, "Dreams" went to number 24. Since its initial release, "Dreams" has reentered the charts on various occasions, it picked up two additional weeks on the UK charts in 2011 following the airing of the Glee Rumours episode. In 2018, "Dreams" returned to the Billboard charts at the number-fourteen spot on their Rock Songs Chart, re popularized by a viral tweet; the song returned to the New Zealand charts in 2019 at #40.

The same year, it entered the Irish charts for the first time. Stevie Nicks – lead vocals, backing vocals Christine McVie – Fender Rhodes, Vox Continental, backing vocals Lindsey Buckingham – electric and acoustic guitars, backing vocals Mick Fleetwood – drums, vibraphone John McVie – bass guitar Oakenfold and Osborne released "Dreams" in 1995 under the name Wild Colour; the song received remixes by Tin Tin Out and Jason Nevins. It was featured on Oakenfold's 1995 album Perfection: A Perfecto Compilation. PERF105CD"Dreams" "Dreams" "Dreams" "Dreams" "Dreams" PERF105T"Dreams" "Dreams" "Dreams" "Dreams" The Corrs recorded "Dreams" for Legacy: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac's Rumours, the 20th anniversary album of cover versions which featured "Don't Stop" by Elton John, "You Make Loving Fun" by Jewel and others from the Goo Goo Dolls and the Cranberries; the cover version was recorded similar to the original until Oliver Leiber transformed the recording into a dance and house track mixed with a violin and tin whistle hook and a rhythmic bassline.

It was remixed by Todd Terry for single release and became the first big hit for The Corrs in the UK, reaching number 6 in the UK singles chart and staying in the chart for 10 weeks. The video won the "Best Adult Contemporary Video" award from Billboard magazine in 1998; the Corrs' second studio album, Talk on Corners, was re-released with "Dreams" added. The Corrs performed "Dreams" with Mick Fleetwood from Fleetwood Mac in their concert at the Royal Albert Hall on St. Patrick's Day, 1998. Billboard wrote about the song: "The Corrs bring an interesting Celtic flavor to the first pop single from "Legacy: A Tribute To Fleetwood Mac's Rumours." Although it's difficult to let go of the intense drama of the original recording, the act's earnest delivery is to be commended and appreciated. In an effort to better connect with the kids of crossover radio, club icon Todd Terry has been enlisted to remix the song with a more forceful disco sound, it was a wise move that gives this single a fighting chance in drawing the positive attention of the pop masses."

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