Chapter 7 Notes (2) - ENGL 1301 K. Sanders Chapter 7 Notes...

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ENGL 1301 K. Sanders Chapter 7 Notes Chapter 7 – Organizing by Narration General Characteristics of Narration : a. Clear beginning, middle, and end. Arrangement of Events. -The Stages of Narration = Potential, Disturbance, Conflict, Crisis, and Resolution b. Clear Conflict – usually must be strong enough to support plot and interest with audience c. Resolution of Conflict d. Presence of Narrator e. Characterization f. Dialogue Organizing by Narration: 1. Narration of Event - parts of a narrative, narrator, order of events a. Expressive Narration of Events – episodic, broken into smaller units, associations may or may not be apparent to reader. Ex: “My Big Dream” by Billie Holiday b. Literary Narration of Event – most commonly used pattern, focuses on conflict and crisis, includes descriptions of characters and setting. Ex: “Coyote” by Mark Twain c. Persuasive Narration of Event – uses examples to make a rational appeal, often in first person. Ex: “Seducing an Enemy” by Benjamin Franklin
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Chapter 7 Notes (2) - ENGL 1301 K. Sanders Chapter 7 Notes...

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