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3.1.9 Write: Prepare a Narrative Writing Guide English 11 Sem 1 Name: Date: Write a narrative about a humorous situation. Whether you focus on a real event or make up a fictional one, you must use comedic techniques and rich description to bring the experience to life. You'll start with a narrator who has a clear perspective, even if the narrator is you. Then you'll build the scene from the ground up: You'll describe the setting using imagery that appeals to the senses, you'll bring out characters' personalities with realistic dialogue, and you'll use certain comedic techniques, like the ones Mark Twain uses, to introduce some humor. This writing assignment will focus on the following skills: Creating a first-person narrator with a clear perspective Creating a funny situation or problem Writing realistic dialogue Writing vivid description Write the definitions of the following words. If you come across a word you don't know, write it in a blank space below. Try to figure out what
the word means by looking at its context. Then use your dictionary or the Internet to look up the correct definition for the word. Word Definition narrator The person or character who tells a story to the reader point of view The perspective from which the narrator is telling the story idiom dialect A way of speaking that is particular to a specific place. Its words, the way those words are said, and/or the spelling of those words are slightly different from those used by other people who speak the same language subjective Shaped by personal bias objective Without opinion or bias imagery Any description that appeals to the senses irony A contradiction between what is expected and what actually happens hyperbole A type of figurative language that uses an extreme exaggeration to make a point understatement A statement that is expressed with restraint or represents something as less important than it really is
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