Though the story "Winter Dreams" is told primarily via limited omniscient third person (i.e., the narrator focuses on the mind of our protagonist), there are instances where the narrator becomes an omniscient character (i.e., one who knows everything). Identify at least one instance where this occurs in the story and reflect on whether or not this deviation helps further the overall plot.

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One example of the narrator’s becoming an omniscient character is when Mr. Mortimer Jones shouts over a drink that Dexter—who quit his job as a caddy at the golf club earlier that day—was the best caddy he ever saw. Dexter would not have been present during this scene, because he’d already gone home.

This praise of Dexter in his absence doesn’t add much to the plot; Mr. Jones had already praised the boy personally for his abilities as a caddy several paragraphs earlier, saying all the other caddies regularly lost...

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