Reaching the half-century mark is a milestone in anyone’s life; but, the best way to keep it from turning into a millstone is to enjoy some funny quotes about 50th birthdays. Most of the words of wisdom on aging, and on hitting the 50 mark, seem to be wryly anticipating the incipient decrepitude of old age to come. Which is really a shame, since aging is inevitable, and as one sage said, “it sure beats the alternative!” Or as Daniel Francois Espirit Auber put it: “Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.”
Providing an all-knowing voice, an omniscient narrator guides the reader through the story in a unique way. Seeing examples of this type of narration can help you better understand the kinds of omniscient narrators and the purpose of using this storytelling technique in writing.