narrative noun

ADJ. popular | coherent | simple, straightforward | complex, detailed | chronological, sequential | first-person, second-person, third-person The book is written in the style of first-person narrative. | fictional, prose | film | historical | biblical

VERB + NARRATIVE construct, create, develop, produce It's difficult to construct a narrative out of a series of fast-moving events. | interrupt The author interrupts her narrative to tell us that the idea for the book had not been well received.

NARRATIVE + VERB be based on sth

NARRATIVE + NOUN form, style, technique | framework, structure | flow interruptions to the narrative flow | content | passage, sequence, text

PREP. in a/the ~ events in the narrative