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Structural Narrative Openings—The Beginning Pages or Lines of a Narrative, as Well as the Opening Pages/Lines of Chapters or Section Breaks. This Beginning Is the Most Easily Identified and Most Frequently Studied.

Chronological Narrative Beginnings—The chronologically earliest diegetic moments in a narrative. Often there exist several simultaneously occurring textual moments that compete, in a sense, for the status of chronological beginning.

Causal Beginnings—The diegetic moment or moments that represent the catalyst for the main action within a narrative. They initiate or set into motion the conflict of the narrative.

Thematic Origins—The topic of origins or beginnings when it is interrogated or explored by the characters, narrator, or by the author her/himself. This beginning occurs on the story...

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