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Narrative Structure Analysis: Labovian Approach
تحليل تركيب السرد:
طريقة لابوف
شيكردنةوي كوتاري كيرانةوةيي:
بةتيؤري لابوف

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  • 1. Narrative Structure Analysis: Labovian Approach BY Ismail A. Abdulla Perdawdy Assist.Lecturer, MAinEnglish Dept. of Information & Library 2014
  • 2. The aims of the seminar Introducing Narrative and Narratology Talking about the importance of narrative Introducing Labovian Approach to Narrative Structure Analysis
  • 3. What is narrative
  • 4. Definition of Narrative 1 A narrative is a text which tells a story. It differs from most other types of text in that it relates a connected series of events, either real or fictional, in a more or less orderly manner. ‫استةقينة‬ِ‫ر‬ ‫ي‬ َ ‫خةيال‬
  • 5. Narrative is the recapitulation of past experience. Definition of Narrative 2 Narratology is the science that studies narratives. What is Narratology?
  • 6. What are the types or forms of narrative
  • 7. Types/Forms of narrative are Parables
  • 8. Types/Forms of narrative Myths/Epics and Poems
  • 9. Types/Forms of narrative Tall tales
  • 10. Types/Forms of narrative Novels and short stories
  • 11. Types/Forms of narrative Plays Julius Caesar Hab û Nabû/ Rajab
  • 12. Types/Forms of narrative News
  • 13. Why telling stories What are the functions?
  • 14. We tell stories to… teach lessons So relate the story; perhaps they may reflect (Al-A’araf: 176 )
  • 15. We tell stories to… Entertain
  • 16. We tell stories to… give information
  • 17. Narrative and Labovian Approach William Labov
  • 18. In Labovian Approach narratives have 6 elements: 1.Abstract 2.Orientation 3.Complicating Action 4.Evaluation 5.Result or Resolution 6.Coda
  • 19. Each of the six answers a question of the listener or reader What was the narrative about? 1. Abstract
  • 20. 2. Orientation who, when, what, where?
  • 21. 3. Complicating Actions Then what happened?
  • 22. 4. Evaluation so what?
  • 23. 5. Result or Resolution what finally happened?
  • 24. 6. Coda It prevents any further questions regarding the story events.
  • 25. The whole theory can be seen on the diagram below:
  • 26. Labov’s Narrative Structure Abstract Orientation Complicating Actions Evaluation Resolution Coda