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  1. The Narrative Essay

  2. What is a Narrative Essay? • A written account of a true story about something significant in the writer’s life. • Book-Length Examples: • The Diary of Anne Frank • A Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas • The Story of my Life (by Helen Keller)

  3. What is the Purposeof Narrative Writing? • To Express or Share (Communicate) • To Entertain • To Reveal Ourselves to Ourselves • To Reveal Ourselves to Others • To fill the need for intimacy or nontrivial human contact

  4. Elements of Narrative Writing • Plot • Theme • Setting • Characters • Conflict • Voice

  5. Finding a Topic for Your Narrative Essay • Moments of enlightenment or coming to knowledge: understanding jealousy for the first time, seeing a truth you had previously overlooked • Passages from one realm to the next: from innocence to experience, from outside to insider, from enemy to friend • Confrontation with the unknown: with people or situations that challenged or threatened your values or identity • Moments of crisis • Problems with people • Problem accepting limitations and necessities • Lessons Learned

  6. Presentation by Kim Groninga List on slide 5 from Allyn & Bacon Guide to Writing