Narrative text


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Narrative text

  2. 2. Narrative text A text focusing positive participants which tells an interesting story to entertain people. They review events that have happened. Usually the event are presented in the order in which they occurred.
  3. 3. Generic Structure Resolution Where the problems in the story is solved. Complication Where the problems in the story developed. Orientation It is about the opening paragraph where the characters of the story are introduced.
  4. 4. Step in Reading Narratives Determine when and where the events are talking place Notice the sequence of events Notice how the story is told and who is telling it Look beyond the specific events to the overall meaning Watch for the writer’s commentary as he or she tells the story
  5. 5. Types of material that use Narrative text Biographies Historical accounts Travel books Folktale Fable Legend etc
  6. 6. Characteristics of Narrative Usually using Past Tense Using action verb Using temporal conjunction, Adverb or adverbial clauses Using specific and active nouns Use of the senses Written in the first person ( I, We ) or the 3rd person ( He She, They ) Imaginary
  7. 7. SNOW WHITE •Once upon a time there lived a little girl named Snow White. She lived with her Aunt and Uncle because her parents were dead. Orientation
  8. 8. • Complication One day she heard her Uncle and Aunt talking about leaving Snow White in the castle because they both wanted to go to America and they didn’t have enough money to take Snow White. Snow White did not want her Uncle and Aunt to do this so she decided it would be best if she ran away. The next morning she ran away from home when her Aunt and Uncle were having breakfast. She ran away into the woods.
  9. 9. • Resolution Then she saw this little cottage. She knocked but no one answered so she went inside and fell asleep. Meanwhile, the seven dwarfs were coming home from work. They went inside. There they found Snow White sleeping. Then Snow White woke up. She saw the dwarfs. The dwarfs said, “what is your name?” Snow White said, “My name is Snow White.” Doc, one of the dwarfs, said, “If you wish, you may live here with us.” Snow White said, “Oh could I? Thank you.” Then Snow White told the dwarfs the whole story and finally Snow White and the 7 dwarfs lived happily ever after.
  10. 10. Another example of Narrative Text The Legend of Rawa Pening Sincere Will Get a Great Return Biography of Moh. Hatta Soe Hok Gie Three Fishes