Naruto and Hinata: Example of Narrative Text with Direct Speech Feature
Narrative is often written by presenting conversation between the participants. The feature of conversations are using direct speech. Do you know how to make a direct speech from an indirect sentence?
I suppose you have known it. It is a basic grammar lesson. So don’t forget that direct indirect speech when you learn English. We are now giving you a story of Naruto and Hinata. That story is given with a lot of conversation. Read carfeully!
Naruto and Hinata
Naruto was walking alone in the Konoha village, he saw Hinata and waved to her. Fortunately
Hinata turned around and walked over to him.
“Hey, Hinata, would you like to take a walk with me?” Naruto asked smilingly but Hinata blushed and looked down, quiet for a second.
“Hm? What’s wrong?” Naruto ask looking at her.
“Oh! Um nothing Naruto kun. I… I love to.. walk with with you.” Hinata said shyly.
Naruto placed his hands behind his head and smiled. Hinata walked by him as the two were silent for a moment. “Hinata, why are you so quiet all the time?” Naruto broke the silent.
Hinata didnt answer, then hesitated, “….I…. I’ve… always… been… that way.” She said softly.
“I see. You need to talk more. How am I supposed to know more about you, if you don’t talk. You’re always acting weird around me.” Naruto pointed out.
Hinata looked at him shyly then looked down looking ashamed. “S…….sorry. I–”
“Hm?” Naruto replied not opening his mouth.
“I….. I l–li…..like y.. you!” She said finally committing her feelings. Her face blushed a deep red.