When reading, the teacher should see the things you saw and feel the feelings you felt.
Those are the main structural elements of an essay narrative.
It's a sturdy genre that can work from metaphor, symbol and lyric language as well as describe and analyze.
Cat Reynolds has written professionally since 1990.
She has worked in academe (teaching and administration), real estate and has owned a private tutoring business.
She is also a poet and recipient of the Discover/The Nation Award.
Still, it has to catch the reader’s attention and hold it to the very end.
You’ll make lasting impressions only if you use vibrant details to describe this ordeal.
It's not necessary to answer all the questions a reader might have.
Like fiction, a narrative essay may imply meaning rather than prescribe solutions.