See It in Practice

Now that you have had the chance to learn about narration essays, it’s time to see one in practice. Below, you’ll see a traditional or typical sample narration essay from a beginning writing class. In this assignment, the student was asked to write a brief literacy narrative, a narrative essay that focuses on the author’s experiences with reading and / or writing. In this narration essay, the author focuses on reading books and follows MLA guidelines.

Click the image below to open a PDF of the sample paper. The strategies and techniques the author used have been noted for you.

Narrative essay sample

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