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Narrative Writing 1: Structures--What Is A Narrative?

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A classical narrative uses the three-act structure. Defines basic terminology and introduces the elements of the "first act": setting, characters and their traits, the problem or theme, and perspective. The "second act" relates what happens next and is the most active, longest section. It presents the character arc, complications, and causality. The "third act," or climax, tells the conclusion and answers questions. Uses dramatic excerpts to clarify each ingredient of successful narrative fiction.

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