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    Title: A Case Study of Narrative Structure in EFL Stories of Taiwanese College English Majors
    臺灣英語系大學生故事寫作之結構分析:以某大學為例
    Authors: 林汶宣
    Lin,Wen-hsuan
    Contributors: 黃麗儀教授
    Huang , Li-yi
    林汶宣
    Lin,Wen-hsuan
    Keywords: 故事寫作
    敘事結構
    story-writing
    narrative structure
    EFL writing
    Date: 2004
    Issue Date: 2009-09-17 16:28:28 (UTC+8)
    Abstract: 本研究旨在分析臺灣英語系大學生在英語故事寫作方面的表現。研究對象為二十位某大學英語系三年級學生,藉由分析這些學生寫作的故事所呈現出的敘事結構,期望能發現學生寫作故事的模式,寫作上的長處與弱點,在寫作方面遇到的困難,以及文化背景是否影響其寫作表現。
    研究結果顯示,學生寫作的故事呈現不同的敘事結構,而這些敘事結構反映出他們對於英語故事的基本元素已有初步的了解,但仍需要老師進一步在文體區隔、內容、以及校訂等方面給予指導,以增強其故事寫作技巧。此外,學生的作品中表現了許多文化特徵,這些特徵也同樣可在泰國、越南、不丹等學生的故事作品中發現,因此,本研究或許可作為亞洲文化間具有高度相似性的證明。
    The purpose of this study is to investigate the story-writing performance of college English majors in Taiwan in terms of narrative structure. A total of twenty stories composed by twenty junior English majors of one national university were analyzed based on the conventional English story structure. The collected stories were part of the students’ normal school work rather than specially designed tasks.
    Through a narrative structure analysis of the collected data, different structural patterns were discovered, including (1) Description, (2) Abbreviated Story, (3) Complete Story, (4) Lengthened Story, and (5) Complex Story. The structural uses not only reflect the learners’ writing styles but also represent their strengths and weaknesses in writing. Overall, the results show that although these students have possessed the basic knowledge of the structural conventions, they still need instruction in terms of content, editing, genre-distinction, or formal devices to enhance their story-writing skills.
    In addition, cultural characteristics were discovered in the writings. The preferences observed coincide with the characteristics of narrative writings of Bhutanese, Vietnamese, and Thai cultures in many ways. Therefore, the findings of this study may also serve as evidence for the great similarities that existed among Asian cultures.
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