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Narrative Writing Cloze Notes

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As we go through the Narrative Writing slideshow make sure to take notes on the specifics of creating a good narrative.

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What is narrative writing?
a story containing specific elements that work together to create interest.
What is a plot?
The events in a story., The who, what, where, when, why, and how outline., The frame of a narrative
The Plot Structure of Narrative Writing includes a
Beginning, Middle, Climax, and End.
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The beginning includes: An _enticing_opening_ to capture readers' interest. _ Setting_revealed._ _ Main_characters_ introduced. _ Conflict_ presented.
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The Middle includes: Characters attempt to _resolve_conflicts_ or problems. Action _progresses_ _sequentially,_ step by step
The climax is the ...
turning point
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The End Tells how the _resolution_ of the conflicts have _affected_ _the_ _characters._ No _new_ _characters_ or _plot_ _ideas_ introduced. _ Theme_ or message _understood_ by reader.
If a character is not described well...
the story will not be believable.
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Allows the readers to _visualize_ the _scenes_ and the _characters_ in those scenes. Although the setting may be clear for the author, he/she must _create_ _a_ _picture_ for the _readers._
Style includes:
figurative Language, dialogue, is unique
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Types of Conflict: - Person versus _Self_ - Person versus _Person_ - Person versus _Society_ - Person versus _Machine/Technology_ - Person versus _Nature_
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A _theme_ is a _message_ revealed in the story. • It may be _indirect,_ leaving the reader to decide the story's message. • There can be _more_ _than_ _one_ _theme_ for a narrative.
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First Person → “I” as the narrator – Good for personal accounts, Third Person Limited → “He,” “she,” “it,” “they” perspective – Written as if the story is observed from outside of the characters. – Reader must guess the feelings of the characters by their actions and words., Third Person Omniscient → “He,” “she,” “it,” “they” perspective – Narrator can write about the thoughts and feelings of all the characters
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Answering the 5 W and H questions provides the basic info needed to begin a story. - _WHO_ will be in the narrative? - _WHERE_ will the narrative take place? - _WHY_ will the characters do what they do? - _WHAT_ is the narrative about? - _WHEN_ will the events happen? - _HOW_ will the conflict be resolved?
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Using the _five_ _senses_ when writing a narrative helps the reader _picture_ and _feel_ what is going on. Describe what you _see,_ _hear,_ _taste,_ _touch,_ and _ smell_ to make your reader become involved in the story.
Figurative Language is:
the use of descriptive words that bring your reader into the story.
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Simile → Compares two things using like or as, Metaphor → Compares two things without using like or as, Hyperbole → Extreme Exaggeration, Personification → assigns human characteristics and traits to non-human objects., Alliteration → the repetition of two or more sounds., Onomatopoeia → a word that imitates a sound.

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