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Its purpose is either to inform or to entertain the audience. There is no complication among the participants and that differentiates from narrative Generic Structure of Recount 1. Orientation: Introducing the participants, place and time 2. Events: Describing series of event that happened in the past 3. Reorientation: It is optional. Stating personal comment of the writer to the story Language Feature of Recount • Introducing personal participant; I, my group, etc • Using chronological connection; then, first, etc • Using linking verb; was, were, saw, heard, etc • Using action verb; look, go, change, etc • Using simple past tense
Between Recount and Narrative
Something which happened in the past is the main resource to compose both recount and narrative text. In writer's point of view, the thing is an experience. It can be what the writer has done, hear, read, and felt. Composing recount and narrative is retelling the experiences of the past event to be a present event. What does recount differ from narrative? The easiest way to catch the difference is analyzing the generic structure. Recount text presents the past experiences in order of time or place; what happened on Sunday, then on Monday, the on Tuesday. In simple way, recount describes series of events in detail. It does not expose the struggle on how to make them happen. The event happened smoothly. On the other hand, narrative introduces crises and how to solve them. Narrative text always appear as a hard potrait of participant's past experience. It reveals the conflict among the participants. Cinderella's conflicts with her step mother and sister are the example. The conflict is the most important element in a narrative text. Narrative without comflicts is not narrative any more.
What is Narrative?
Narrative Text Definition of Narrative Narrative is a text focusing specific participants. Its social function is to tell stories or past events and entertain the readers. Generic Structure of Narrative A narrative text will consists of the following structure: 1. Orientation: Introducing the participants and informing the time and the place 2. Complication: Describing the rising crises which the participants have to do with
There was only one illness I didn’t have – and that was housemaid’s knee. it occurred to me that perhaps I had cholera myself. I examined myself. and by the end I came to the conclusion that I had every illness. As I read the list of symptoms. And I certainly had hepatitis. I wondered how long I had to live. I could only see the end of it. At first. Where this person reading? 2. And so it went on. I read through the whole book. I sat and thought. It wasn’t beating. Then. I started to turn the pages of the book again. I sat for a while. I went straight to my doctor. It said: • • • • 3 good meals every day A two-mile walk every day morning Be in bed at 11 o’clock every night Don’t read medical books! I followed the doctor’s instructions. and I am happy to say that I now feel quite well again. in a kind of dream. Resolution: Showing the way of participant to solve the crises. but from that I was even more certain than before that I had yellow fever. I tried to feel my heart. better or worse Language Features of Narrative • Using processes verbs • Using temporal conjunction • Using Simple Past Tense One day I was setting in the local library. suddenly it seems start off. “What’s the matter with you?” he asked. (Adapted from Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. there was no doubt about it – I had malaria too. The first illness I read about was cholera. Yes. Then he sat down and wrote a prescription.3. I couldn’t feel it. “I have every illness in the medical encyclopedia. I looked at my watch to time it – it was beating 147 times a minute. who was a good friend of mine. then. I felt my pulse. I stuck my tongue out and tried to look at it. and I became more and more worried. Then he opened my mouth and looked at my tongue.” I told him how I read the medical encyclopedia. and he listened to my heart. I came to malaria. first published in 1889) Answer the questions 1. and he felt mu pulse. And yellow fever. I started to read a medical encyclopedia that was lying on the table in front of me. What was the first illness he thought he had? . too frightened to move. I couldn’t find it at all. Jerome .
She and her family then moved from Mayong to Jepara. She passed her childhood with her brother and sister. How did he check himself? 6. April 21 in Mayong Jepara. What do you think of being your own doctor? 8. The environment in Jepara . Kartini was born in 1879. It is a beautiful day for the woman because we celebrate the birth of great lady. What was the doctor’s advice? 7. She did anything she wants although it was forbidden. Kartini's second sister RA Kardinah was born. She is our national heroine and a great lady with the bright idea. people in Indonesia commemorate the Kartini day. Because she was very energetic. Wedana (assistant of head of regency) in Mayong. Sosroningrat. As the daughter of a noble family. she felt luck because she got more than the ordinary people got. Have you met people who do not worry about their health? RA Kartini Every April 21. her father called her "trinil" Then her father was chosen as Bupati (the head of regency) in Jepara. Have you met people who worry too much about their health? 9. Her father was RMAA. RA. Everyone knows who kartini is. What book was he reading? 4. In the same year.3. She got better education than other children. Kartini. What was the illness that he did not have? 5. MA Ngasirah was a girl from Teluk Awur village in Jepara. Her mother.
But the custom of that day forbid a woman to go to school. His name was Singgih. She could study at the Dutch owned school where only children from noble family could study here.gave her big chance to develop her idea. 1904 on her 25 years old. A tradition of that time. Although she was not able to continue her study to higher level. the head of Rembang regency. In November 12. she married Adipati Djoyodiningrat. She got the knowledge from the books she read.1903. her condition was getting worse and she finally passed away on September 17. According to Javanese tradition Kartini had to follow her husband. RA. To express her idea. Then she moved to Rembang. a teenage girl should be secluded and limited her activity. she spent her time by reading book which she got from her relatives. During her "pingitan" time. The rule could restrict her body but not her mind. But after giving birth to a son. She was secluded inside the house and forbidden to go out until a man propose her. Nowadays Indonesian women progress is influenced by Kartini's . she established a school for local people on the backyard of Jepara city hall. So was Kartini. Kartini was willing to continue her study in higher level. Now Kartini has gone. 1904 she gave a birth to her son. In September 13. But her spirit and dream will always be in our heart. Few years after finishing her study. she was smart had a bright idea.
spirit stated on collection of letter "Habis gelap terbitlah terang" from the dusk to the dawn. .