The study of narrative structure.
Telling a story.
Narratology is the study of narrative and narrative structure and the ways that these affect human perception. It is an anglicisation of French narratologie, coined by Tzvetan Todorov (Grammaire du Décaméron, 1969).
Overly talkative; garrulous.
Of or relating to narration.
‘the narrative thrust of a film’;
The systematic recitation of an event or series of events.
That which is narrated.
A representation of an event or story.
(creative writing) A manner of conveying a story, fictional or otherwise, in a body of work.
‘''The plot is full of holes, but the narrative is extremely compelling.’;
Of or pertaining to narration; relating to the particulars of an event or transaction.
Apt or inclined to relate stories, or to tell particulars of events; story-telling; garrulous.
‘But wise through time, and narrative with age.’;
That which is narrated; the recital of a story; a continuous account of the particulars of an event or transaction; a story.
‘Cyntio was much taken with my narrative.’;
a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program;
‘his narrative was interesting’; ‘Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children’;
consisting of or characterized by the telling of a story;
A narrative, story or tale is any account of a series of related events or experiences, whether nonfictional (memoir, biography, news report, documentary, travelogue, etc.) or fictional (fairy tale, fable, legend, thriller, novel, etc.). Narratives can be presented through a sequence of written or spoken words, still or moving images, or any combination of these.