Narrative writing: Creating movement in our writing

In this lesson, we will continue with our narrative writing response, looking in particular at how to make design choices that will give texture to our writing and create a sense of movement in our work. We'll be using an extract from Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein' as a model as well as returning to our set text, 'Samphire' by Patrick O'Brian.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which one of the following is not a type of narrative?

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Q2.'From this narrative perspective, the narrator knows everything.' Which of the following is the correct label?

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Q3.What is it called when you open a narrative in the middle of a moment of action?

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Q4.Which narrative genre presents an imagined state or society where there is great suffering or injustice?

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Q5.Narratives always have to start with a position of equilibrium. True or false?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which one of the following is not a type of narrative?

1/5

Q2.'From this narrative perspective, the narrator knows everything.' Which of the following is the correct label?

2/5

Q3.What is it called when you open a narrative in the middle of a moment of action?

3/5

Q4.Which narrative genre presents an imagined state or society where there is great suffering or injustice?

4/5

Q5.Narratives always have to start with a position of equilibrium. True or false?

5/5

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English - Narrative Writing - generating movement in our writing - Quiz

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Q1.What is the opposite of narrowing the reader's perspective?

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Q2.What is an 'anti-climax'?

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Q3.What literary technique is it when the fog in Jekyll and Hyde is used as a reflection of the characters' confusion?

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Q4.What is a circular narrative?

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Q5.Complete this sentence - "most narratives revolve around a single ______________ that represents the core of the story."

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English - Narrative Writing - generating movement in our writing - Quiz

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is the opposite of narrowing the reader's perspective?

1/5

Q2.What is an 'anti-climax'?

2/5

Q3.What literary technique is it when the fog in Jekyll and Hyde is used as a reflection of the characters' confusion?

3/5

Q4.What is a circular narrative?

4/5

Q5.Complete this sentence - "most narratives revolve around a single ______________ that represents the core of the story."

5/5

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