Types of Prose Narratives
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Types of Prose Narratives

By Harriott Ely Fansler
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Table of Contents
  • Transcriber's note.
  • TYPES OF PROSE NARRATIVES
    • PREFACE
    • TABLE OF CONTENTS
    • LIST OF STORIES
      • NARRATIVES OF FICTITIOUS EVENTS
        • Myths
        • Legends
        • Fairy Tales
        • Nursery Tales
        • Fables
        • Parables
        • Allegories
        • Tales of Mere Wonder
        • Imaginary Voyages
        • Tale of Scientific Discovery and Mechanical Invention
        • Detective Story and Tale of Mere Plot
        • Tales of More-or-Less Probable Adventure
        • Society Stories
        • Humorous Stories
        • Occasional Stories
        • Moral Story
        • Pedagogical Narratives
        • Stories of Present-Day Realism
        • Psychological Weird Tales
        • Stories That Emphasize Character and Environment
        • Stories That Emphasize Character and Events
      • NARRATIVES OF ACTUAL EVENTS
        • Incidents
        • Anecdotes
        • Eye-Witness Accounts
        • Tales of Actual Adventures
        • Travellers' Sketches
        • Journals and Diaries
        • Autobiography and Memoirs
        • Biographies
        • Annals
        • Chronicles
    • INTRODUCTION
    • CHAPTER I THE PRIMITIVE-RELIGIOUS GROUP
      • I. The Myth
        • A List of Deities
        • Egyptian Gods
        • Hindoo Gods
        • Russian Gods
        • Finnish Mythology (derived from Kalevala)
        • Norse Deities
        • Filipino Deities
        • The World's Creation and the Birth of Wainamoinen
        • TRIBAL MYTH Origin of the Moon
        • TRIBAL MYTH The First Cocoanut Tree and the Creation of Man
        • ORIGINAL MYTH The Lotus
      • II. The Legend
        • Kenach's Little Woman
        • A Legend of Gapan
        • A Legend of the Incas
        • The Place of the Red Grass: or, The Invasion of Pangasinan by the Ilocanos
      • III. The Fairy Tale
        • PARTIAL LIST OF FAIRIES, GOOD AND BAD, OF DIFFERENT COUNTRIES:
        • The Boggart
        • Cafre and the Fisherman's Wife
        • The Friendship of an Aswang and a Duende
        • A Tianac Frightens Juan
        • The Black Cloth of the Calumpang Tree
      • IV. The Nursery Saga or Märchen
        • Princess Helena the Fair
        • Juan the Guesser
        • The Shepherd Who Became King
    • CHAPTER II THE SYMBOLIC-DIDACTIC GROUP
      • I. The Fable
        • RATIONAL, WITH THE ACTORS GODS AND MEN Jupiter and the Countryman
        • NON-RATIONAL—INANIMATE OBJECT The Drop of Water
        • POLITICAL SATIRE The Grandee at the Judgment-Seat
        • BEAST FABLES The Lion and the Old Hare
        • The Fox and the Crab
        • RATIONAL, WITH THE ACTORS MEN The Fool Who Sells Wisdom
        • ALMOST A PARABLE The Archer and the Trumpeter
        • The Courtship of Sir Butterfly
        • The Hat and the Shoes
        • The Crocodile and the Peahen
        • The Old Man, His Son, and His Grandson
      • II. Parable
        • The Three Questions
        • A Master and His Servant
        • The Parable of the Beggar and the Givers
      • III. Allegory
        • The Artist
        • The House of Judgment
        • The Chain That Binds
        • The Love Which Surpassed All Other Loves
    • CHAPTER III THE INGENIOUS-ASTONISHING GROUP
      • I. The Tale of Mere Wonder
        • Story of the City of Brass
        • The Magic Ring, the Bird, and the Basket
      • II. The Imaginary Voyage with a Satiric or Instructive Purpose
        • Mellonta Tauta
        • Busyong's Trip to Jupiter
      • III. Tale of Scientific Discovery and Mechanical Invention
        • The Curious Vehicle
        • The Spyglass of the Past
        • Up a Water-Spout
      • IV. The Detective Story and Other Tales of Pure Plot
        • Thou Art the Man
        • The Picture of Lhasa
    • CHAPTER IV THE ENTERTAINING GROUP
      • I. The Tale of Probable Adventure
        • A Fight with a Bear
        • The Secret of the Jade Tlaloc
      • II. The Society Story
        • The Fur Coat
        • The Lady in Pink
      • III. The Humorous Story
        • The Expatriation of Jonathan Taintor
        • Kileto and the Physician
        • A FILIPINO FABLEAU[6] The Lame Man and the Deaf Family
      • IV. The Occasional Story
        • The Lost Child
        • The Peace of Yesterdays
        • A Christmas Legend
    • CHAPTER V THE INSTRUCTIVE GROUP
      • I. The Moral Story
        • Jeannot and Colin
      • II. The Pedagogical Narrative
        • Gertrude's Method of Instruction
        • Lawin-Lawinan
      • III. The Story of Present Day Realism
        • The Piece of String
        • A Social Error
        • The Lot of the Poor
        • Filipino Fear.
    • CHAPTER VI THE ARTISTIC GROUP: THE REAL SHORT-STORY
      • I. The Psychological Weird Tale
        • The Signal-Man
        • "Like a Thief in the Night"
      • II. The Story That Emphasizes Character and Environment.
        • The Story of Muhammad Din
        • The Fetters
        • When Terry "Quit"
        • Nora Titay and Chiquito
      • III. The Story That Emphasizes Character and Events
        • The Necklace
        • Andong
    • CHAPTER VII PARTICULAR ACCOUNTS
      • I. The Incident
        • A Near Tragedy
        • Birds Divulge Army Secrets
        • An Incident Related In a Letter
        • A Hero Dead
        • My First Day at School
        • The Guinatan Prize
      • II. The Anecdote
        • Coleridge's Retort
        • An Inevitable Misfortune
        • A Point Needing to Be Settled
        • Patience
        • Preaching and Practice
        • Johnson's Dictionary
        • The Boy Kipling
        • Sir Godfrey Kneller
        • The Capitan Municipal and the Jokers
        • An Instance of Bamboo Spanish
        • Mr. Taft's Mistake
      • III. The Eye-Witness Account
        • Story of the Revolution in the Portuguese Capital
        • A Contrast
      • IV. The Tale of Actual Adventure
        • The Bear-Hunt
        • Saladin and I Fight an Alupong
        • I Get Two Beatings
        • The Fall of Juan
        • A Narrow Escape from a Wild Carabao
      • V. The Traveler's Sketch
        • "On the Way to Talavera"
        • "Smyrna: First Glimpses of the East"
        • A Trip from Currimao to Laoag
    • CHAPTER VIII PERSONAL ACCOUNTS
      • I. Journal and Diary
        • Extracts from Diary of Samuel Pepys
        • A Diary of Four Days
        • "Something Doing"
      • II. Autobiography and Memoirs
        • The Life of David Hume, Esq., Written by Himself
        • Autobiography
        • What I Remember of the Coming of the Americans
      • III. Biography
        • Outline for a Life
        • Queen Christina
        • Joan Luna's Life
        • Elizabeth Glade
        • Biography of a Traitor
    • CHAPTER IX IMPERSONAL ACCOUNTS
      • I. Annals
        • The State of England in Stephen's Reign
        • Annals of the Town of Mangaldan, 1879-1882
        • Annals of Pagsanjan
      • II. Chronicles
        • CHRONICLE Rivalry Between Two Towns
        • A Short History of Ilagan
        • A TRUE RELATION Some Incidents of the Rebellion of 1898
    • BIBLIOGRAPHY
      • LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
      • GENERAL REFERENCE WORKS ON THE HISTORY OF FICTION
      • CHAPTER I. PRIMITIVE RELIGIOUS GROUP
        • Myth
        • Legend and Saga
        • Fairy Tale and Nursery Saga
      • CHAPTER II. SYMBOLIC-DIDACTIC GROUP
        • Fable
        • Parable
        • Allegory
      • CHAPTER III. INGENIOUS-ASTONISHING GROUP
        • Tale of Mere Wonder
        • Imaginary Voyage With a Satiric or Instructive Purpose
        • Tale of Scientific Discovery and of Mechanical Invention
        • The Detective Story and Other Tales of Mere Plot
      • CHAPTER IV. THE ENTERTAINING GROUP
        • Tale of Probable Adventure
        • The Society Story
        • The Humorous Story
        • The Occasional Story
      • CHAPTER V. THE INSTRUCTIVE GROUP
        • The Moral Story
        • The Pedagogical Commentary and Story
        • The Story of Present Day Realism
      • CHAPTER VI. THE SHORT STORY
        • Collections of Short Stories
        • The Psychological Weird Tale
        • Miscellaneous Short-Story Writers of Europe and America
      • CHAPTER VII
        • Incident
        • Anecdote
        • Eye-Witness Account
        • Tale of Actual Adventure
        • The Traveler's Sketch
      • CHAPTER VIII
        • Journal and Diary
        • Autobiography and Memoirs
        • Biography
      • CHAPTER IX
        • Notable Histories
        • Annals
        • Chronicles and True Relations
    • INDEX
      • FOOTNOTES:
      • Transcriber's Note
        • Corrections
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