Past events always occur in strict chronological order, but writers can choose to mix that up, show events out of sequence, or the same event several times experienced by different characters or described by different narrators. Narratives can be essays, fairy tales, movies, and jokes.
Oral fairy tales are not so much stories as traditions. Intellectuals considered this a disaster. Then she drew her blouse over her head; her small breasts gleamed as if the snow had invaded the room.
Finally, he invades her bed. In the introduction, they dropped the claim of fidelity to folk sources. But the nature and order of these events defy logic. She bundled up her shawl and threw it on the blaze, which instantly consumed it.
My dad would also read and tell my sister and me bedtime stories that were fairytales. Setting Tone and Mood In addition to structural elements, narratives have several styles that help move the plot along or serve to involve the reader.
These so called Disney tales only took the shape of what they are today to appease the society. Writers reluctant to part with the Grimm tales suggested that we go on reading them to our children but point out the poisonous stereotypes they contain.