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 link below to see the sample paper in a PDF format. In the sample, scroll over the dialog boxes to learn about the strategies and techniques the author used in this essay. In some browsers, you may need to download or save this file to be able to utilize all of its functionality.

Click on the image to view a sample narrative essay.

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