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Narration essay, or telling a story. What is narration?. Narration means telling a story; however, this story must be used to prove a point. A story without a point leaves you wondering the purpose of telling a story. . How to write a narrative essay . . . Some tips----

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Narration essay or telling a story l.jpg

Narration essay, or telling a story

Creator, José J. González, Jr.Spring 2002


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What is narration?

  • Narration means telling a story; however, this story must be used to prove a point.

  • A story without a point leaves you wondering the purpose of telling a story.

Creator, José J. González, Jr.Spring 2002


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How to write a narrative essay . . .

  • Some tips----

    Make sure you a have setting (time and place), and a main character

    Use who, what, why, when, where and how to guide your thinking

    There should be a progression of action and time in the story.

    Therefore, the story must have a beginning, middle, and end

    The story should be filled with concrete details.

Creator, José J. González, Jr.Spring 2002


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Narration Checklist

  • Does your essay’s thesis suggest the significance of the events you discuss?

  • Have you included enough specific details?

  • Have you varied your sentence structure?

  • Is the order of events clear to readers?

  • Do your tenses enable readers to follow the sequence of events?

  • Do your transition link events in time?

Creator, José J. González, Jr.Spring 2002


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Possible topics?

Endless!!!

If you think about it, there are probably many stories you could tell; however, this has to be a story with a punch, a point, or a moral.

For example, You can tell a story that shows

1. Better safe than sorry

2. A friend is worth more than a hundred dollars in your pocket

3. Blood is thicker than water

4. Honesty is the best policy

5. There is no substitute for hard work

And many more.

Creator, José J. González, Jr.Spring 2002


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