Narratively



[nar-uh-tiv] /ˈnær ə tɪv/

noun
1.
a story or account of events, experiences, or the like, whether true or fictitious.
2.
a book, literary work, etc., containing such a story.
3.
the art, technique, or process of , or of telling a story:
Somerset Maugham was a master of narrative.
adjective
4.
consisting of or being a narrative:
a narrative poem.
5.
of or relating to , or the telling of a story:
My English teacher’s narrative skill makes characters seem to come to life.
6.
Fine Arts. representing stories or events pictorially or sculpturally:
narrative painting.
Compare (def 2).
/ˈnærətɪv/
noun
1.
an account, report, or story, as of events, experiences, etc
2.
the narrative, the part of a literary work that relates events
3.
the process or technique of narrating
adjective
4.
telling a story: a narrative poem
5.
of or relating to narration: narrative art
adj.

mid-15c., from Middle French narratif, from Late Latin narrativus “suited to narration,” from Latin narrat-, stem of narrare (see narration).
n.

“a tale, story,” 1560s, from Middle French narrative and from narrative (adj.).

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