A spoken or written account of connected events; a story
a chronological narrative of Stark's life
= frame story.
A consecutively developed storyline.
(In England, Wales, and Northern Ireland) a verdict in an inquest that records the factual circumstances of a death, delivered instead of one of the standard short verdicts such as ‘accidental death’ or ‘unlawful killing’
A narrative account that experiments with or explores the idea of storytelling, often by drawing attention to its own artificiality