Category: Narrative Essay Examples

See our collection of narrative essay examples. These example essays are to help you understanding how to write this type of papers. A narrative essay is an essay that tells a story about a specific event or experience. Narratives have a point, and the narrative (story) is used to convey the point. A narrative includes all the key events of the story, presented in time order.

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Narrative Essay Example: Time Spent in Waiting Rooms

As I get older there are a few things I’ve started to notice. One that really stands out is the amount of time I spend in waiting rooms. In my particular situation, I have an 85-year-old father, a wife, a fifteen-year-old son, four house cats, goats, horses, dogs, …

Narrative Essay Example: My Suppressed Wild Side

Ten years old: 1975, still in my boy body, my boy mind. Solid and strong with the endurance to play all day moving from the tangled “jungle” on the far side of the pond to the secret play house in the damp dark basement of my best friend …

Narrative Essay Example: Track State Champion

With shaky knees, I hesitantly made my way up the large white steps. With the back of my hand, I brushed away a few salty tears of relief. As I stood at the top of the podium and looked up into the packed stadium, my mind drifted back …

Narrative Essay Example: Singing Poorly

It was a year like any other, or, at least I suppose it could have been, but, it wasn’t. It was actually 1965. This particular year, the Beatles released Help! the movie; for the second time, Jack Nicklaus won the Masters golf title; on Palm Sunday, 51 reported …

Narrative Essay Example: Wrestling

CLAP, CLAP, CLAP, CLAP, echoes through my head as I walk to the middle of the mat. “At 160lbs Aidan Conner of La Junta vs. Rodney Jones of Hotchkiss.” All I can think of is every bead of sweat, every drip of blood, every mile, every push up, …

Narrative Essay Example: The Concert

As the dark stadium filled with fire, with the sounds of guns and bombs exploding everywhere, the crazed fans yelled at the top of their lungs. The enormous stage was rumbling with the sound of a single guitar as the band slowly started their next encore performance. Soon …

Narrative Essay Example: Curiosity and Me

How many people wonder about holes in the ceiling and cracks on the floor? When did they happen? What caused them? Or what about when you see a cigarette in the toilet and wonder who had the guts to smoke in the girl’s bathroom that day and why …

Narrative Essay Example: Cousin’s Death

It is amazing how many things we take for granted. We make plans for the day, and don’t think twice about how those plans can be taken away in the blink of an eye. I never thought much about it myself, until I was faced with the shock, …

Narrative Essay Example: Car Accident

Disappointment, disbelief and fear filled my mind as I lye on my side, sandwiched between the cold, soft dirt and the hot, slick metal of the car. The weight of the car pressed down on the lower half of my body with monster force. It did not hurt, …

Narrative Essay Example: Football Injury

The nerves are raging, mainly in his stomach as the butterflies flutter till no end. “Is everything ok? Will everything go as planned?” He couldn’t stop thinking about what might happen. Images were racing wild as he thought about his teammates going to battle without him. He couldn’t …