NARRATIVE fiction A literary work ofimaginative narration, eitheroral or written, fashioned toentertain and to makereaders think.
Elements of A STORY• Setting - the time and place in which the events of a story occur.
CHARACTERS- are the representation of a human being in a story. CHARACTERIZATION- isthe method used by writersto reveal the personality of the characters.
Kinds of charactersAccording to Principality• Protagonist- the leading character in the story• Antagonist- is the character that goes against the protagonist.• Supporting Characters – helps the main characters in the story
According to development• Dynamic- is the character who exhibits noticeable changes.• Static- is the character who exhibits no changes and development.
CONFLICT- is the oppositionof persons or forces in a storythat give rise to the dramaticaction in a narrative.• Types of conflict• Man vs. man• Man vs. himself• Man vs. animal• Man vs. nature
PLOT- is the sequence ofevents in the story. Events that form asignificant pattern ofaction with a beginning, amiddle and an end
Parts of a plot• Exposition- is the part of the plot that sets the scene by introducing the situation and settings.
Rising Action – theexistence of conflict isexposed to the reader
• Climax- this is the point of greatest emotional intensity, interest, as well as suspense.
Falling Action – events thathappened to resolve what hadoccurred in the climax
Denouement / Ending – theoutcome of what had happened inthe falling action. It is the eventthat presents a peacefulatmosphere or emotion.
Point of View- the angle in which the story is being toldTypes of point of view –First person –Third person
• Theme- is the significant truth about life and its nature which takes place in the illustrations of actions and decisions of the characters.