A Narrative

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Narratives follow a storyline, so they must:

Have a clear introductory paragraph that sets the hero, his context and Circumstance and his challenge

  • Who?
  • Where?
  • When?
  • What?
  • How?
  • Why?

Develop the action in the middle paragraph

  • How does the action advance?
  • How do characters act to try to solve the problem?
  • Be careful! We do not want to know the end of the story too early!

End clearly and coherently

  • How are the different problems solved?
  • How does this affect the people involved?
  • How do you feel about it?


Google search: Reunion

Note: When British India became independent in 1947, it was partitioned. A new country, Pakistan, was created to house the Muslim. People were relocated fast, and could not say goodbye to their friends and relatives.

Note: The capital of India is New Delhi. In Pakistan there is a city called Lahore.

Who are the heroes? What is the challenge?

Who they are What are s/he like Where do they live What do they do for a living What makes things change
Mr Mehra
Mr Mehra's granddaugher
Yusuf
Yusuf's grandson

How do they solve the Proble / conflict?(thanks to Google)

Who they were Where did they live What did they use to do What made things change
Mr Mehra's granddaughter
Mr Uncle's grandson

Empty Chair

bartender /

Extinguished


Useful language

One day, / morning, / evening,...
First,
First of all...
At first,
In the beginning,
Second,
After that
After a while
Before long
Afterwards
As soon as
At last,
A moment later,
In the meantime,
Later,
Later on,
Meanwhile,
Next,
Soon,
Then,
All of a sudden,
Suddenly,
Shortly after
At that very moment,
Eventually,
Lastly,
Finally,
Therefore,
In the end

Linking words

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