Other Words for Narrative

Narrative Noun Synonyms
storytelling, chronicling, anecdotal
One of her long, narrative poems has been published in a collection.

story, tale, chronicle, description, revelation, portrayal, account, report, record, history, recital, statement
The characterizations were poor, but the narrative was fascinating.

More Words for Narrative

Story / Tale / Record / Account / Report / History

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

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

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

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 examp 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

Frame Narrative

Entertainment / Literature / Frame Narrative: The result of inserting one or more small stories within the body of a larger story that encompasses the smaller ones. Often this term is used interchangeably with both the literary technique and the MORE

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