Narrative Enigma

Technology / Television (TV) / Narrative Enigma: A question that underpins a story and will (in classical films) or will not (in soap opera) be answered at the conclusion.

Other Words for Enigma

Enigma Verb Synonyms: puzzle, conundrum, mystery, riddle, poser, problem

Other Words for Narrative

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

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

Narrative Image

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

Non-Narrative Television

Technology / Television (TV) / Non-Narrative Television: Televisual texts (e.g., news and sports programs, game shows, some commercials) that present reality to us without using conventional narrative structures. Instead, nonnarrative television relies on e MORE

Picaresque Narrative

Entertainment / Literature / Picaresque Narrative: Any narrative (including short stories) that has the same traits as a picaresque novel. See discussion under picaresque novel. MORE

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 Function

Technology / Television (TV) / Narrative Function: A specific action or an attribute of a character in a narrative--according to the narrative theory of V.I. Propp. MORE