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narrative
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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as in: Narrative of the Life of... Define
a story
  • I shall soon be in the position of being able to put into a single connected narrative one of the most singular and sensational crimes of modern times.

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  • He titled his autobiography, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass.
  • It’s an interesting narrative about her first year in college.

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  • Here is Lafter Hall, which was mentioned in the narrative.
  • "Well, I seem to have come into an inheritance with a vengeance," said he when the long narrative was finished.

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  • I stayed with him all the evening, and it was on that occasion, to explain the emotion which he had shown, that he confided to my keeping that narrative which I read to you when first I came.
  • Now, however, I have arrived at a point in my narrative where I am compelled to abandon this method and to trust once more to my recollections, aided by the diary which I kept at the time.
  • Chapter 11 The Man on the Tor The extract from my private diary which forms the last chapter has brought my narrative up to the 18th of October, a time when these strange events began to move swiftly towards their terrible conclusion.
  • And now I come rapidly to the conclusion of this singular narrative, in which I have tried to make the reader share those dark fears and vague surmises which clouded our lives so long and ended in so tragic a manner.
  • ]" When Dr. Mortimer had finished reading this singular narrative he pushed his spectacles up on his forehead and stared across at Mr. Sherlock Holmes.
  • Dr. Mortimer turned the manuscript to the light and read in a high, cracking voice the following curious, old-world narrative:— "Of the origin of the Hound of the Baskervilles there have been many statements, yet as I come in a direct line from Hugo Baskerville, and as I had the story from my father, who also had it from his, I have set it down with all belief that it occurred even as is here set forth.

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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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