Saturday, April 23, 2011

Narrative Text

Narrative Text is a text that purpose to amuse or to entertain the reader or the listener and deal with actual or vicanous experience in different ways to the reader or listener.

Narative Text usually like folk tales, fable, legend, fairy tale, etc.
The General Structure of narrative text are :
1.     Orientation => Sets the scene and introduces the participans
2.     Complication => The problem happened in the story
3.     Resolution => The crisis is resolved, for better or worse
4.     Re-orientation =>The ending of the story
5.     Evaluation => A stepping back to evaluate the story or the moral message of the story
The narrative text uses of temporal conjuction.
Example ; once upon a time, before, after, etc.
The narrative text uses the simple past tense.
Example of Narrative text:
Legend :
  • Malin Kundang
  • The Legend Of Mount “Tangkuban Perahu”
Fairy tale :
  • Why Do the Moon and the Sun Never Appear Together
  • Cinderella
Folk tale :
  • Sangkuriang
Fable :
  • The Mousedeer Stole the Cucumbers

 Example of Narrative Text here


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