English Admin for learning English – Example of narrative text can be found in the form of legend and fable stories, love stories, and fairy tales. The last mentioned classic story is entertaining a lot as it is full of miracles. Now we have a very famous fairy tale story.
This is a story about Cinderella who struggles to reach his right as human, woman, and daughter. Because of the focus for today lesson is on the narrative text and not the story of Cinderella, we give you the very short version. Here we go!
Very Short Narrative Text Fairy Tale – The story of Cinderella
Once upon a time there was a girl called Cinderella. She lived with her stepsisters. They were very bossy. They made Cinderella do all the housework.
One day an invitation to the ball came to the family. Her stepsisters would not let her go. Cinderella was sad because she wanted to go to the ball too. Her stepsisters went to the ball without her.
Fortunately, the fairy Godmother came and helped her to get to the ball. At the ball, Cinderella dance with the prince. The prince fell in love with her then married her. They lived happily ever after.
Analyzing The Generic Structure Of Narrative text Fairy Tales
Each narrative text should be organized into three groups of paragraph which contain of:
1. Orientation: Introducing participants.
Cinderella and her stepsisters. They lived together once time.
2. Complication: Describing the conflict among the participants.
Cinderella wanted to come to the ball but her stepsisters did not let her go.
3. Resolution: Stating a problem solving, a happy ending.
A fairy Godmother helped her to come to the ball.
After understanding on the generic structure, students of high schools often analyze the language feature of each narrative text which they are reading. The process is like identifying the most grammatical feature; such as finding the process verbs from the story text (did, helped, fell in love, lived), and identifying some Simple past tense pattern (there was a girl, she lived, an invitation came to the ball). That is the way of learning English for many students of high schools today.