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    I 'm the 27-year-old son of a poor immigrant. Before I left college I had lived in twelve homes all across the united states. My family has always struggled to get buy but with hard work, undying belief in the American dream and a supportive loving family I strove to better myself and go to college. Three years into Architecture the housing market collapsed and I was forced out of school to sell vacumes door to door 80 hours a week for an average of well below 100 a week. Eventually, I fought my way out and went back to school. I graduated in media arts in a state without enough PA work to allow me to work full time. Instead of finding another career I 've been working nonstop for minimum wage at a fast food joint so that I may take the odd PA job and craft short films as an independent hobby. According to my IMDB page, I 've directed 16 shorts, more if you count shorts I 've directed for other people and I 've even had my hand directing a few commercials. In the five years since I 've been a part of the industry, I 've directed close to thirty shorts of varying size and complexity. I cut my teeth on student films, fast cheap and without equipment as my school had none. In college, I shot at least if not more than double the movies I was assigned. Sometimes we weren 't assigned short films we were assigned video exercises but I treat every second I have around cameras as an opportunity to tell stories, I have no exercises to my name I have short films I have…

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    Group-defining Narratives When groups employ collective memory and heritage to construct their identity, they format the representations of pastness as narratives, easier to remember and far more interesting to tell or reenact than a list of raw facts devoid of a storyline. Much like the self-defining narratives discussed previously, these narratives reflect past events which the community believes are vitally important parts of their collective past which helps determine who they are in the…

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    In this article, the writer explains that the word narrative in the context of therapy means the act of listening to people’s stories, as well as their telling and retelling. It is with simple conversations that issues and concerns can be identified so that solutions can be formed. According to the writer, this kind of therapy can be great when used with children, since it allows the child to develop in a healthy way and to flourish. Typically children like to talk and share stories, and…

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    Ogene Ochai Professor Thomas Writ 101 9 September 2014 Literacy Narrative Moving to the United States was a very hard transition for me. Learning how to speak the American English, and learning their spelling words was so difficult because I was raised speaking British English, learning the morals, culture and how you guys communicated with one another was also a hard part of moving down here. I already knew how to speak English when I moved to the United…

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    Narrative On the first day the class, started when I found out what the project was going to entail I wasn't sure what I wanted to do and I felt really overwhelmed. One reason I felt really overwhelmed was due to the fact that when I am given an assignment I hate when I have free rage, I am a very indecisive person and avoid making a decision at all cost. After hearing that we could do pretty much anything we wanted for our project it was my worst nightmare. After hearing we could pick…

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    Classical narrative structures are a central feature to any genre of hollywood produced movies, in which a story is beginning told to the audience through this media. However, it is quite seldom that spectators of the movies will be able to see the specfic result of the narrative, due to the structure base created by the director. These narratives are created to give an effortless approach to the audience, who are blind-sided by the no trace of the narrative structure. “Narrative process…

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    There are really four major parts of a narrative. Narratives include the point of view, dialogue, shift of time, and symbolism. Almost all writers use these parts in their writing. Two examples of these types of writers are Mark Twain and Frederick Douglass. Although not all of the parts were composed the same way they are there in writings by both authors. Point of view is a major part of a narrative. The point of view can change the narrative immensely. In Mark Twain’s “Life on the…

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    emphasizes the relationship between the reader and the space and time of the work. To specify, when the readers come across the comics, the changes of space and time of the narrative arranged by the author can be realized. Moreover, in terms of the topology of space and time, different narratives can interact with and comments for each other. For instance, when the character telling a story to someone else in one narrative, there occurs another narrative. And the comic can show the two…

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    Narratives tell a story whether it be yours or someone else’s. Narratives have every part of the story from the very beginning to the ending. You are able to provide a lot of detail in your essay and/or story so that it jumps out to your audience. You will always know who the person telling the story is as well. Lastly, a narrative will have a meaning to it. They are written so that a point is made. Writing a narrative essay is actually a very interesting thing to do. Once in middle school, I…

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    “Plot,” can be defined as a series of events consisting of an outline of the action of a narrative or a drama. It can be conceived as the design and intention of narrative. It is the structure or organization of events that make up a fictional story; the aspects that shape a story and move it in a certain direction. It can also be thought of as logic or the syntax of discourse, that generates its chronological propositions through progression. It makes up the basic concept of narrative and…

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