Personal Essays/ Personal Narratives. What is a “personal narrative”?. Personal means that you use experience from your own life Narrative is a story about an event or a series of events Therefore, a personal narrative is a story about
Therefore, a personal narrative is a story about
the author’s personal experience. The editors of your
textbook state that personal narratives “are stories that
reveal a writer’s opinions, feelings, and insights about
an experience” (49).