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  • EASY NARRATIVE WRITING

    SENTENCE, FABLE, AND NARRATIVE WRITING

    Kimberly D. Garcia

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  • Acknowledgements

    To my family, my friends, and my students, thank you for helping me create this resource.

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  • TABLE OF CONTENTS BACKGROUND ......................................................................................................................... ix

    CHAPTER 1: WRITING SENTENCES .............................................................................. 3

    Understanding Verbs .............................................................................................................. 3

    Understanding Sentences ....................................................................................................... 7

    Writing Compound Sentences ........................................................................................... 8

    Understanding Complex sentences .................................................................................... 13

    Writing Complex Sentences with Subordinating Conjunctions .............................. 14

    Punctuating Complex Sentences ..................................................................................... 16

    Writing Complex Sentences with Relative Pronouns ................................................ 20

    Punctuating Clauses ........................................................................................................ 21

    Writing Complex Sentences with Verbals .................................................................... 26

    Writing with Participial Phrases .................................................................................... 27

    Amplifying Sentences ......................................................................................................... 35

    Amplifying Sentences with Strong Verbs ..................................................................... 37

    Varying Sentence Openers ................................................................................................... 43

    Paraphrasing: An Exercise in Choosing the Right Word ............................................. 63

    CHAPTER 2: WRITING FABLES ...................................................................................... 69

    Writing Dialogue ................................................................................................................... 70

    MLA Format ....................................................................................................................... 74

    From Direct to Indirect Dialogue ................................................................................... 78

    From Indirect to Direct Dialogue ................................................................................... 82

    Expanding a Fable ................................................................................................................. 84

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  • Paragraphing ..................................................................................................................... 94

    CHAPTER 3: UNDERSTANDING POINT OF VIEW ................................................ 97

    First Person Point of View of a Major Character ........................................................... 97

    A Limitation of the First Person Point of View ........................................................... 99

    The First Person Point of View of Some Minor Character ....................................... 99

    Third Person Point of View ............................................................................................... 102

    Third Person Omniscient ............................................................................................... 102

    Third Person Limited ...................................................................................................... 102

    Writing an Original Fable ............................................................................................. 113

    CHAPTER 4: UNDERSTANDING NARRATIVES .................................................... 121

    Understanding Plot Structure ........................................................................................... 122

    Visualizing the Plot .......................................................................................................... 124

    Type of Conflict ................................................................................................................ 124

    Determining the Elements of Plot Structure ............................................................. 125

    Finding the Theme ........................................................................................................... 127

    Vertical Short Story Outline .......................................................................................... 128

    Story Plot Table ............................................................................................................... 129

    CHAPTER 5: SUMMARIZING A STORY ..................................................................... 145

    Summarizing Guidelines .................................................................................................... 145

    Summarizing Example ........................................................................................................ 146

    CHAPTER 6: WRITING A NARRATIVE ..................................................................... 161

    Rewriting aka Self-Editing ................................................................................................ 161

    Showing versus Telling ...................................................................................................... 167

    Slanting a Narrative ............................................................................................................ 175

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  • APPENDIX ............................................................................................................................. 187

    Commonly Used Adverbs .................................................................................................. 189

    Commonly Used Adjectives .............................................................................................. 190

    Commonly U