Example Of Narrative Text – Saint Valentine

Saint Valentine

Saint Valentine was a priest who lived long ago at the time of the Roman Emperor, Claudius II. Claudius would not let soldiers marry. However, Valentine secretly performed marriage services for them. Then, he was discovered and was thrown into jail. Valentine fell in love with the jailer’s daughter while he was in prison. On the day he was put to death he sent her a little note which he signed, Your Valentine. Nowadays, many people think that the Saint Valentine’s Day has something to do with that story.

Answer the following questions without reading text. Write your answer in the space provided!

1. Who was Saint Valentine?
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2. Why was Saint Valentine in prison?
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3. When did saint Valentine fall in love with a girl?
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4. What does “them”, in sentence 3, refer to?
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5. What does “he”, in sentence 5, refer to?
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6. Who did not let soldiers marry?
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7. The following text above. What kind of paragraph it is?
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8. Who did secretly marriage services to the soldiers?
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9. What did Saint Valentine send to the girl?
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