Origin of narration
Related Words for narrationtale, anecdote, narrative, voice-over, story, explanation, yarn, recital, rehearsal, report, relation, telling, account, recounting, recountal, storytelling
Examples from the Web for narration
Contemporary Examples of narration
One of the great pleasures of his book is the narration of dozens of small but significant encounters with students.A Teacher Returns to the Classroom and Gets Schooled
September 1, 2014
Dialogue and narration is at a minimum, as are as the drawings.Holy Homophobia, Batman! A Queer Reading of the Dark Knight
July 26, 2014
While these events are critical, what requires the most attention is the manner of her narration.This Week’s Hot Reads: April 14, 2014
April 14, 2014
As such, there is a vulnerability to the narration of An Armenian Sketchbook.This Week’s Hot Reads: February 18, 2013
February 18, 2013
As Sitch finagled his way through the scenario, his narration was loathsome, derogatory… and brilliant.‘Jersey Shore’ Canceled: 11 Wildest Moments (VIDEO)
August 31, 2012
Historical Examples of narration
We shall here resume the more picturesque style of narration.Biographical Sketches
George was glad to have some one to talk to, but he was distressed by this narration of his landlady.Life in London
Mr. Stubmore did not seem to grow more distant at Philip's narration.Night and Morning, Complete
The Queen is said to have been moved to tears by the narration of his story.
And narration may be either simple narration, or imitation, or a union of the two?The Republic
early 15c., from Old French narracion "account, statement, a relating, recounting, narrating, narrative tale," and directly from Latin narrationem (nominative narratio) "a relating, narrative," noun of action from past participle stem of narrare "to tell, relate, recount, explain," literally "to make acquainted with," from gnarus "knowing," from PIE suffixed zero-grade *gne-ro-, from root *gno- "to know" (see know).
The recounting of an event or series of events; the act of telling a story.