NARRATIVE TEXT

NARRATIVE TEXT

Published on 6 July 2021
Transcript
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Definition
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Narrative text is a text which contains about story ( fiction/non-fiction/tales/ folktales/fables/myths/epic) and its plot consist f climax of the story (complication) then followed by the resolution.
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Purpose
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To amuse, entertain and to deal with actual or various experience in different ways
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GENERIC STRUCTURE
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1) Orientation Sets the scene: where and when the story happened and introduces the participants of the story: who and what is involved in the story.2) Complication Tells the beginning of the problems which leads to the crisis (climax) of the main participants. 3) Resolution The problem (the crisis) is resolved, either in a happy ending or in a sad (tragic) ending
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The language features of narrative text are:
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The use of noun phrase : a beautiful princess, a huge temple.The use of connectives : First, before, that, then, finally.The use of adverbial phrase of time and place : Two days ago, in the garden.Simple past tense : she walked away from the village.Material processes / action verbs : material processes are process of material doing. e.g walk, sleep, wake up.Verbal processes / Saying verb : Verbal processes are processes of saying, or more accurately, of symbolically signaling. e.g say, tell, ask, explain, announce.
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Example of narrative text
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The Legend of Toba Lake Orientation: Once upon time, there was a handsome man. His name was Batara Guru Sahala. He liked fishing. Complication: One day, he caught a fish. He was surprised to find out that the fish could talk. The fish begged him to set it free. Batara Guru could not bear it. He made the fish free. As soon as it was free, the fish changed into a very beautiful woman. She attracted Batara Guru so much. He felt in love with that fish-woman. The woman wanted to marry with him and said that Batara Guru had to keep the secret which she had been a fish. Batara Guru aggreed and promised that he would never tell anybody about it.
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They were married happily. They had two daughters. One day Batara Guru got very angry with his daughter. He could not control his mad. He shouted angrily and got the word of fish to his daugters. The daughters were crying. They found their mother and talked her about it. Resolution: The mother was very annoyed. Batara Guru broke his promise. The mother was shouting angrily. Then the earth began to shake. Volcanoes started to erupt. The earth formed a very big hole. People believed that the big hole became a lake. Then this lake is known as Toba lake.
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Question :
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1. How many characters in this story ? Explain the name.2. Where did the story take place ?3. Who is the name of the middle island in the Toba Lake ?4. What is the moral value of this story ?