Georg Engel's Leistungskurs Englisch 2006/08 To learn or not to learn, that is the question...

The narrative text type (also called narration):

aims at telling the reader about events he/she considers important, newsworthy,m worth telling, etc. and thus is a series of small events and has a temporal dimension, which may be chronological or a mixture of events from the past and hint at potential future developments. (Flashback; anticipation)

Text 1: The Bullfight Story (introductory illustration of narrative characteristics)

Text 2: Sheila (text 1) by Winston Groom

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Text 3: Sheila text 2 (Klausur)

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Text 4: The Riddle House by J. K. Rowling

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Text 5: A Gun for Sale by Graham Greene

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