Captivity Narrative

Entertainment / Literature / Captivity Narrative: A narrative, usually autobiographical in origin, concerning colonials or settlers who are captured by Amerindian or aboriginal tribes and live among them for some time before gaining freedom. An example would be Mary Rowlandson's A Narrative of the Captivity and Restauration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson, which details her Indian captivity among the Wampanoag tribe in the late seventeenth century. Contrast with escape literature and slave narrative.

Other Words for Captivity

Captivity Noun Synonyms: confinement, imprisonment, internment, detention, custody, incarceration, restraint, bondage, slavery, thraldom or also thralldom, enslavement, servitude, durance
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Other Words for Narrative

Narrative Noun Synonyms: story, tale, chronicle, description, revelation, portrayal, account, report, record, history, recital, statement
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Slave Narrative

Entertainment / Literature / Slave Narrative: A narrative, often autobiographical in origin, about a slave's life, perhaps including his original capture, his punishments and daily labor, and his eventual escape to freedom. Examples include Olaud MORE

Narrative Image

Technology / Television (TV) / Narrative Image: A particular representation of a program created by advertising and promotion in order to entice viewers. MORE

Narrative Narration

Entertainment / Literature / Narrative Narration: Narration is the act of telling a sequence of events, often in chronological order. Alternatively, the term refers to any story, whether in prose or verse, involving events, characters, and what the c MORE

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