Narrative writing: Effective endings

In this lesson, we will focus on how to write effective endings and consider some of the choices we can make as writers. We will do this by reviewing the ending of our set text, 'Samphire' by Patrick O'Brian, and experimenting with how we can alter meaning. We will then have the opportunity to review our writing across the unit as a whole before designing our own conclusion.

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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.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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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.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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English - Narrative writing - effective endings

Narrative writing - effective endings

Q1.Which option is not true of the function of an ending?

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Q2.What is a parallel narrative?

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Q3.Which definition best matches a narrative story?

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Q4.What is a third person limited narrative?

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Q5.What is it called when the main character is telling the story?

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English - Narrative writing - effective endings

Narrative writing - effective endings

Q1.Which option is not true of the function of an ending?

1/5

Q2.What is a parallel narrative?

2/5

Q3.Which definition best matches a narrative story?

3/5

Q4.What is a third person limited narrative?

4/5

Q5.What is it called when the main character is telling the story?

5/5

Lesson summary: Narrative writing: Effective endings

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