Essay on english

851 Words Mar 9th, 2014 4 Pages
Composing a Narrative Response to a Stimulus on “Journeys”

What is a narrative?
The record of a series of factual or fictional events in which the linking of the events gives a sequence and shape to the telling.
Short stories, epics, ballads, biographies, autobiographies, novels, romances are examples of narratives.

Why do we compose them?
To entertain.
To enable the reader to enjoy experiences vicariously.
To record experiences.

Features
Realistic, humorous, fantasy, historical, science fiction
Structures familiar in narratives - common sequences (seasons, days of the week), rhyme, repetition, and time sequence
An identifiable problem or tension which gives shape to the plot:
Beginning—introduction of characters,
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But the only passport required is empathy . . ____The person is a traveler around the world and meets new people. They adapt to every culture and that is more effective than a passport. His Journey involves new experiences__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
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2. From your list of ideas, compose a number of aspects of the journey that could be developed within these compositions.

___New experiences , bravery , courage, knowledge , _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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