a story or account of events, experiences, or the like, whether true or fictitious. a book, literary work, etc., containing such a story.
the art, technique, or process of narrating: Somerset Maugham was a master of narrative. Elements of a narrative
Setting - Where the story takes place; usually every scene has a change of setting.
Character - Description of the character and a little of their background.
Plot - The series of events that unfold in the story.
Conflict - The struggle between two opposing forces.
Climax - The strongest part of the story, where the conflict builds up to the emotional peak.
Resolution - Where the conflict is resolved.
Features of A Narrative
The basic features of a narritive include an orientation, complication and resolution. An orientation is to introduce the audience to the basic "Who, What, When, Where, Why and How" of the story. It gives the setting, paints the original picture and, with hope, draws in the audience. The complication is usually the main part of the story. It's what goes wrong, how they fix it and why they fix it. The complication is that big main part, grab ahold of the middle section of a thick enough book and that's it. Complications are not necessarily "complications" - it doesn't always have to be a problem, that's just what it's called. The resolution is the end of the story. It's where the author ties up all the loose ends, (or not, depending on the author and the story) to leave the audience feeling as though the story is either over, or is able to continue on in their head.
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