How to analyze narratives

How to analyze narratives

  • Date Submitted: 10/01/2014 8:56 PM
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       Storytelling is an activity practiced by many people: parents, children, teachers, friends, boyfriends, grandparents ... Anyway, all include write-read or hear any kind of narrative: fairy stories, cases, jokes, lies, novels , short stories, novels ... So, most people are able to realize that every narrative has key elements, without which it can not exist; such elements somehow answer the following questions: What happened? Who lived the facts? As? Where? Why? In other words, the narrative is structured on five key elements:
Elements of narrative
       Narrating is a manifestation that accompanied man since its origin. The recordings in stone in the times of the cave, for example, are narrations. Myths - stories of the origins (of a people, objects, places) - submitted by people across generations, are narratives; the Bible - the book that condenses, history, philosophy and tenets of the Christian people comprises many narratives: the origin of man and woman, Jesus' miracles etc. Nowadays, we could cite any number of narratives: soap opera, movie theater, play, newspaper story, comic, cartoon ... Many are the possibilities of narrating, orally or in writing, in prose or verse, using pictures or not. In this book, however, will stop us in the literary and narrative prose.

Narrative genre

      Gender is a kind of literary texts, defined according to the structure, the style and the reception by the reading public listener. Here seek to adopt the more usual classification.
Literary Genres
1 Epic: the narrative or fictional genre that is structured on a story;
2 lyric: is the genus to which it belongs lyric poetry;
3. dramatic: the theatrical genre, that is, one that includes the text of theater, since the show itself escapes the purview of literature.
       The epic genre gets that name from the epics (heroic tales in verse), although this genre modernly manifest mainly in prose. In this...

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