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narrative
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Great Expectations
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  • And I told him what I had not mentioned in my narrative, of that encounter with the other convict.
  • A new fear had been engendered in my mind by his narrative; or rather, his narrative had given form and purpose to the fear that was already there.

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  • A new fear had been engendered in my mind by his narrative; or rather, his narrative had given form and purpose to the fear that was already there.
  • My narrative finished, and their questions exhausted, I then produced Miss Havisham’s authority to receive the nine hundred pounds for Herbert.
  • Secondly, there was a vague something lingering in my thoughts that will come out very near the end of this slight narrative.
  • He took out his black pipe and was going to fill it with negro-head, when, looking at the tangle of tobacco in his hand, he seemed to think it might perplex the thread of his narrative.

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as in: Narrative of the Life of... Define
a story
as in: a class about narrative writing Define
related to a story or the telling of it
as in: They advanced their narrative. Define
an underlying story that fits or advances a way of thinking--such as a political philosophy
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