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narratives, plural;
  1. In the form of or concerned with narration
    • - a narrative poem
    • - narrative technique
  1. A spoken or written account of connected events; a story
    • - the hero of his modest narrative
  2. The narrated part or parts of a literary work, as distinct from dialogue

  3. The practice or art of narration
    • - traditions of oral narrative

  1. consisting of or characterized by the telling of a story; "narrative poetry"
  2. a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program; "his narrative was interesting"; "Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children"
  3. A narrative is a made up story that is created in a constructive format (as a work of speech, literature, pictures, song, motion pictures, television, video games, theatre, musical theatre, or dance) that describes a sequence of fictional or non-fictional events.
  4. The systematic recitation of an event or series of events; That which is narrated; Telling a story; Being overly talkative; garrulous
  5. (narratively) In a narrative manner: in the form of a story; In terms of narrative
  6. (Narratives) part of the MS questionnaires that chronologically and objectively describes mystery shoppers’ customer experience. The narratives are often in the end of the questionnaire.
  7. Telling a story. Ballads, epics, and lays are different kinds of narrative poems.
  8. A comment appended to an entry in a journal. It can be used to describe the nature of the transaction, and often in particular, where the other side of the entry went to (or came from).
  9. The story told by a scene. Scenes should have a clear beginning, middle and end.
  10. (na-RAH-tiv): any writing that tells a story. Most novels and short stories are placed into the categories of first-person and third-person narratives, which are based on who is telling the story and from what perspective.
  11. A description and explanation of the transaction recorded in the journal.
  12. refers to a description of activities, normally presented in the order in which they occurred.  It may be used to describe complicated matters, to explain the outcome of events (such as decisions made or lessons learned), or to bring about cultural change. ...
  13. poem (nar-RAH-tiv po-EM): a poem that tells a story. A narrative poem can come in many forms and styles, both complex and simple, short or long, as long as it tells a story. A few examples of a narrative poem are epics, ballads, and metrical romances. ...
  14. A Verse or prose accounting of an event or sequence of events, real or invented. The term is also used as an adjective in the sense "method of narration. ...
  15. How the plot or story is told. In a media text, narrative is the coherent sequencing of events across time and space.
  16. A narrative tells what happened, but any narrative can only tell a certain amount. What narratives can tell, how to express that logically, and how to elaborate narratives is given a preliminary logical treatment in [McC95b] and more fully in [CM98a]. [PR93] and [RM94] are relevant here. ...
  17. A story told chronologically, as it unfolded, as it happened in life. Also known as a TALE, it has a beginning, a middle, and an end. Variations include the HOURGLASS, in which what happened is summarized at the top and then the story is told from the beginning. ...
  18. A written description of an internal control system.
  19. A narrative tells a story with a beginning, a middle, and an ending. It answers the question, "What happened?" The order of a narrative does not have to be chronological - it can begin in the middle or at the end and use techniques like flashback and foreshadowing to proceed to the ending. ...
  20. in its simplest sense, the telling of the story. Narrative theory uses the term in a more complex manner: to point to such formal aspects as who tells the story, how much omniscience the teller has, the order in which the events are told, the ratio of scene to summary, etc. ...
  21. A series of time-related text messages. Typically these may represent the narrative recorded in a control room during an exercise, but alternatively they may contain a series of status messages retrieved from a sensor or weapon. ...
  22. the images combine with other news elements to make facts relatable to the viewer or reader on a cultural level.
  23. a framework of events arranged in some kind of order (e.g., temporal, causal), involving a set of "characters" and relationships between those characters. Narratives can be descriptive and/or explanatory.
  24. From the Latin for ‘knowing,’ its dictionary meaning is ‘something that is related,’ a ‘recital of events.’
  25. has also been defined according to what can be called its paradigmatic core features. A paradigm, as a contrast to a syntagm, works on the vertical plane, where one element in a configuration can be substituted with another element belonging to a similar category, whereas a syntagm is a linear ...