narratology

noun
nar·​ra·​tol·​o·​gy | \ ˌner-ə-ˈtä-lə-jē How to pronounce narratology (audio) , ˌna-rə- \

Definition of narratology

: the study of structure in narratives

Other Words from narratology

narratological \ ˌner-​ə-​tə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce narratology (audio) , ˌna-​rə-​ \ adjective
narratologist \ ˌner-​ə-​ˈtä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce narratology (audio) , ˌna-​rə-​ \ noun

First Known Use of narratology

1976, in the meaning defined above

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“Narratology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/narratology. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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