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How to Write a Narrative Essay

By Outworkerpost Support  1 year, 4 months ago

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Narrative Essay

This is an essay that tells a compelling story. A narrative essay can either be anecdotal, experiential, or personal, which means that the writer is given the freedom to express creativity. A narrative essay is told from a particular point of view, makes a point and supports the point, is filled with precise details, uses vivid modifiers and verbs, uses conflict and sequences as with any story. Lastly, the writer can use a dialogue. It is important to note that a narrative essay something, someone, a place, or an event.

Writing a narrative essay is giving a tale, and this means that the narrative essay is informed from a defined point of view. When writing a narrative essay, the writer should include the conventions of storytelling: the plot, individual, setting, climax, and ending. Details and explanations will enhance the story and make it more interesting.

While the majority of the student would prefer to write narrative essays, it is paramount to mention here that narrative essays lack better order thinking that essays require. Also, narrative essays do not give one better grade in the university because the questions where one is expected to write a narrative essay are rare.

When writing a narrative essay maintain the following three standards

  1. Involve your audience in the story
  2. Find or come up with generalization that supports your story
  3. Ensure that the information is selected cautiously to aid, explain, and enhance the tale.

An instructor can request a student to write a book report; this does not mean that the essay is not a narrative essay. Only that such an essay does not follow the story pattern but is focuses on providing an informative narrative for the reader.

When writing a narrative essay, consider the following.

The narrative essay should have a purpose.

The essay needs to be written from the point of view that is clear.

The concise and clear language throughout the essay should be used.

The first-person pronoun such as I can be used

As always be organized