nonnarrative

nonnarrative

(ˌnɒnˈnærətɪv)
adj
having no narrative
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The address breaks narrative time to reach out towards a nonnarrative relation.
Or alternatively, the musical interlude was nonnarrative in function; it paused the plot to provide filmgoers the pleasure of experiencing familiar tunes by renowned performers, and strengthened the feeling of shared cultural ground, not only on-screen but off.
Interview excerpts are interspersed among several nonnarrative interludes often accompanied by the strains of Charles Ives' orchestral work "The Unanswered Question." Occasionally there is footage of seawater.
The poem thus exemplifies a pattern she finds in nonnarrative Victorian poems in general: "Internal and external worlds remain stubbornly incongruent, and memory is inseparable from misconstrual and impercipience" (p.
That is, the ideas embodied in these concoctions of ivory, brown, pink, green, yellow, blue, and black spill out into the physical space between the canvases and make us reckon with them in a nonnarrative fashion.
Nonnarrative and History in Barrett Watten's Under Erasure.
Juanita's discursive behavior reflected the overall tendencies of the class in the predominance of nonnarrative academic moves, the frequency of professional and projected future moves among her narratives, and low numbers of narrative eliciting moves.
Following his definition, plays and films would be nonnarrative, which I find odd because my intuition is that in such cases, we are also presented with stories.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891) and Jude the Obscure ( 1895) picture forward-moving narrative as corrosive to character and plot's interruption--in Fredric Jameson's term, its antimony, or nonnarrative "affect"--as expressive of character (10).
Walter and colleagues conducted an experiment with a random sample of Mexican American females, who watched either a narrative or a nonnarrative version of a film on HPV vaccination.
An award winning, nonnarrative children's book, "Museum Trip" tells a fascinating story through pictures alone of a boy's exploration of a secret room of fabulous drawings of mazes in a large, dusty museum.