English - Vietnamese Dictionary
narrative /'nærətiv/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- chuyện kể, bài tường thuật
- thể văn kể chuyện, thể văn tường thuật
- tính từ
- dưới hình thức kể chuyện; có tính chất tường thuật
+a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program
+consisting of or characterized by the telling of a story
Advanced English Dictionary
1 story, tale, chronicle, description, revelation, portrayal, account, report, record, history, recital, statement:
The characterizations were poor, but the narrative was fascinating.
2 storytelling, chronicling, anecdotal:
One of her long, narrative poems has been published in a collection.
+ noun (formal)Collocation Dictionary
1 [C] a description of events, especially in a novel
a gripping narrative of their journey up the Amazon
2 [U] the act, process or skill of telling a story: a master of narrative + The novel contains too much dialogue and not enough narrative.
narrative adjective [only before noun]: narrative fiction / structure + a narrative poem
popular | coherent | simple, straightforward | complex, detailed | chronological, sequential | first-person, second-person, third-person
The book is written in the style of first-person narrative.
| fictional, prose | film | historical | biblical
VERB + NARRATIVE
construct, create, develop, produce
It's difficult to construct a narrative out of a series of fast-moving events.
The author interrupts her narrative to tell us that the idea for the book had not been well received.
NARRATIVE + VERB
be based on sth
NARRATIVE + NOUN
form, style, technique | framework, structure | flow
interruptions to the narrative flow
| content | passage, sequence, text
in a/the ~
events in the narrative
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