from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. In a narrative manner: in the form of a story
- adv. In terms of narrative
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In the style of narration.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In or by a narrative or narration.
In the conference room, the troops gathered ostensibly to brainstorm community-relations strategies, but narratively, it was for Pam to freak out in front of everyone.
It'll be really hot this year, but if it stumbles at all narratively in season two, you won't hear the word Homeland uttered next year.
As with "Karenina," however, and within the more narratively rich material of this ballet, the Mariinsky dancers shine like precious stones.
Larsson's narratively compelling, bizarre revenge fantasy of a badly abused young woman with a very compromised persona, which comes alarmingly close to a diagnoses of Asperger Syndrome, was a one in a million super world-wide best seller hit.
Harmon: I want to be more psychologically and narratively clever.
That doesn't mean I'm writing it to please the fans specifically — I'm writing these novels to be the best blasted books that they can be, narratively, structurally, and characterizationally.
The challenge there was ensuring that the creative decision to do that was narratively warranted and worth the effort for me and the reader (which it was), and that each storyline got the appropriate screen time, and worked with the other storylines to build tension and conflict (which they did).
The season finale of the narratively-troubled V (which I watch) finally shoved the story into a compelling, action-driven direction — but did so only in the last five minutes of the episode.
"We're programmed to expect that the characters' interactions with their dogs are significant narratively because we feel our interactions with our dogs are meaningful, and signs of moral integrity, kindness and humanity."
Really, all it should do is give us an alternate take on a story, be it narratively or stylistically.