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Features of a narrative text


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Features of a narrative text

  1. 1. Features ofa Narrative Text
  2. 2. What is a narrative text?Narrative text serves to informreaders by telling them a story. Itcan be real or not.
  3. 3. What are the purposes of a narrative text?1. To tell a story2. To tell a sequence of events and experiences
  4. 4. Examples of a Narrative Text1. Plays- For example, themusical play Wizard of Oz andCamp Rock.
  5. 5. Examples of a Play
  6. 6. Examples of a Play
  7. 7. Examples of a Narrative Text2. Novels- For example, HarryPotter series, Charlotte’s Weband Percy Jackson series.
  8. 8. Examples of Novels
  9. 9. Examples of Novels
  10. 10. Examples of a Narrative Text3. Short stories- For example, thestories you see in your B2A.
  11. 11. Examples of a Narrative Text4. Picture books- These kind ofbooks are big with colorfulpictures and only few wordswritten on it. For example,Where the Wild Things Are.
  12. 12. Examples of Picture Books
  13. 13. Examples of Picture Books
  14. 14. Characteristics of a Narrative Text1. There is a development of thestory starting with the beginning,middle and end.
  15. 15. Characteristics of a Narrative Text2. In every narrative text, there isa where and when it took placeor what we call setting.
  16. 16. Characteristics of a Narrative Text3. There are characters presentedin the story.
  17. 17. Types of Charactersa. Protagonist- The main character of the story.b. Antagonist- The villain
  18. 18. Types of Charactersc. Round Characters- These are thecharacters that change throughoutthe story, may it be from beinggood to bad or vice versa.
  19. 19. Types of Charactersc. Flat Characters- These are thecharacters that do not changethroughout the story.
  20. 20. Characteristics of a Narrative Text4. Conflicts can be seen in thetext.
  21. 21. Types of Conflictsa. Person vs. himself- The conflict isinternal. A character must overcomehis nature or make a choice betweentwo paths- the good and the evil,the right and the wrong.
  22. 22. Types of Conflictsb. Person vs. Another person- Theconflict is external. The conflict isbetween two characters in the story.Usually, it is the protagonist againstthe antagonist.
  23. 23. Types of Conflictsc. Person vs. Society- The personis against a man-made problem(e.g. bullying, slavery). In thestory, the person is forced to fightthese problems.
  24. 24. Types of Conflictsd. Person vs. Nature- The person isagainst any force or element ofnature. It could be a sea creaturesuch as sharks and octopuses orland creature such as bears andtigers. It could also be the naturalcatastrophe such as tornadoes,storms and earthquakes.
  25. 25. Characteristics of a Narrative Text4. In every narrative text, there isalways a lesson at the end of it.