Of or pertaining to narration; relating to the particulars of an event or transaction.
Apt or inclined to relate stories, or to tell particulars of events; story-telling; garrulous.
That which is narrated; the recital of a story; a continuous account of the particulars of an event or transaction; a story.
form is used to tell a story; it is usually made of ballad stanzas - four lines alternatively of four and three feet.
a descriptive account of a specific event or series of events
text in any form that recounts events or series of events or tells a story. Forms of narrative include personal and imaginative.
4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 One of the four traditional forms of composition in speech and writing that tells a story or gives an account of something, dealing with sequences of events and experiences, though not necessarily in strict order.
text-An account of real or imaginary happenings or a story.
A story or description of real or imaginary events
The way in which the story is constructed through a particular point of view and arrangement of events.
an extended piece of organized discourse (oral or written) with a story grammar/structure (e.g. plot, characters, etc.).
personalised and often emotive expression or interpretation of knowledge, as history, anecdote or story; link-theme between mental dimension and emotional dimension
A story that serves as an argument.
a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program; "his narrative was interesting"; "Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children"
consisting of or characterized by the telling of a story; "narrative poetry"
a defined as 'a story
a factual story told with fictional techniques
a kind of organizational scheme expressed in story form that fosters the creation of meaning
a meaningful reconstruction of causally linked events in time with a beginning, middle, and end
an account, in any semiotic system, of a subjectivised and often entirely or partly fictionalised series of events
a particular form of social discourse in which a story, real or fictional, is told from a certain point of view and in which certain events are selected and made to appear to be a sequence, related by 'cause and effect'
a representation of a 'chain' of events
a sequence of events
a story about a person or group and how that person or group changes over the course of the story
a story describing a sequence of situations and characters, stated in terms of text
a story or account of events, experiences, or the like, whether true or fictitious that are pictured in our mind and motivate our actions
a story that a person uses to make sense of the world, and all else being equal, a person presented with a new fact will find a way to work it into their story, unless it really doesn't fit
a story that tells people what you are about, what your values are
a story with a beginning, middle, and end
refers to extended nondramatic poetry or prose related by a narrator. Epic poetry is a form of narrative. The opposite of narrative is lyric.
The generic terms for all storied communications-the opposite of intellectualizations. Narratives are adaptive responses to triggering events and are two-tiered messages, in that they convey a manifest set of directly stated meanings (along with their implications) and a more powerful, latent, indirectly stated or encoded set of meanings that are camouflaged in the manifest themes.
Verse or prose accounting of an event or sequence of events, real or invented. The term is also used as an adjective in the sense "method of narration." For example, in literary criticism, the expression "narrative technique" usually refers to the way the author structures and presents his or her story. Narratives range from the shortest accounts of events, as in Julius Caesar's remark, "I came, I saw, I conquered," to the longest historical or biographical works, as in Edward Gibbon's The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, as well as diaries, travelogues, novel ballad epic short stories, and other fiction al form
Relates/narrates/tells a story to stimulate interest, persuade, or explain a point or concept. The story can be real (from life), fictional (from literature), or hypothetical (created by the speaker). A narrative can be brief or elaborated.
The narration of an event or story, stressing details of plot, incident, and action. Along with dramatic and lyric verse, it is one of the three main groups of poetry Sidelight: A narrative poem contains more detail than a ballad and is not intended to be sung.(See also Epyllion, Fable, Fabliau, Lay, Tragedy) (Compare Chanson de Geste, Epic, Epopee, Epos, Heroic Quatrain)
Choreographic structure that follows a specific story line and intends to convey specific information through that story.
having a story or idea.
A story, actual or fictional, expressed orally or in writing.
In its simplest sense, a narrative tells a story. Miller defines narrative in three parts: (1) an initial state, a change in that state, and insight gained by the change; the events of the story; (2) representational within a system, like language; (3) the representation constituted by pattern and repetition.
A type of writing that tells a story. In an essay, narration is often used to describe what happened to a person or place over a certain period of time.
Telling a story. Ballads, epics, and lays are different kinds of narrative poems.
A story or account. People narrate in conversations and in written texts.
1. A narrated account; story. adj. 2. Consisting of or characterized by the telling of a story. 3. Of or pertaining to narration.
show HIDE A first person account of a sport, activity, or event. The account emphasizes the personal perspective.
the story or sequence of events, also known as patter.
A story, whether in prose or verse, involving events, characters, and what the characters say and do.
in its simplest sense, the telling of the story. Narrative theory uses the term in a more complex manner: to point to such formal aspects as who tells the story, how much omniscience the teller has, the order in which the events are told, the ratio of scene versus summary, etc. In this sense, narrative means the formal apparatus of story-telling.
A specific kind of text or discourse in which a story of some form is related.
A type of scenario that incorporates a day-in-the-life story in the language of the user.
means a story, whether true or fictional (contrast with expository text).
How the plot or story is told. In a media text, narrative is the coherent sequencing of events across time and space.
presentation of a series of events in a purposeful sequence, either fictional or factual
The representation in art, by form and content, of an event or story. Whether a literal story, event, or subject matter—or a more abstract relationship between colors, forms and materials—narrative in visual art applies as much to the work as it does to the viewer's "story" of what they see and experience.
The story told by a scene. Scenes should have a clear beginning, middle and end.
A story that emits a sense of continuity in its chronology. It usually has a beginning a middle and end. Usually we can make sense of the relationship between the parts and its whole. There are also variations in the structure of the story which sometimes can create confusion due to the displacement of time and space.
telling stuff ----- root: gnarus (Lat.) meaning --- "one who knows"
A choreographic structure that is representational and in the form of a story.
describes communication that re-tells events or experiences, often in chronological sequence. A narrative may be purely fictional, or it may include factual information.
A story or first person narrated account
A choreographic form which follows a storyline and conveys specific meaning through that story.
A narrative is a story: an interpretation of some aspect of the world that is historically and culturally grounded and shaped by human personality (per Walter Fisher). Derived from the Latin word gnarus and the Proto-Indo-European root ghnu, "to know," it came into English via the French language and it is used in a number of specialized applications. In everyday communication, humans often tell narratives as a means of sense making, or to better understand events, people, places, etc.