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Narratives according to Bordwell can be considered as a chain of events in cause-effect relationship occurring in time and space Bordwell 199365 A narrative is thus what we usually mean by the term story The events actors time and location constitute the material of a story Apparently we are surrounded by stories collections of narratives ranging from fairy tales to scientific doctrines accompany us since childhood films plays and television shows even newspaper articles all tell stories Thus the prevalence and importance of narratives are the reasons for us to take a close look at the narrative structures and the process of producing narratives Television is a narrative medium and it is the principle storyteller in contemporary American society Kozloff 199267 For Kozloff narrative theory is a critical vantage point because television is as saturated in narrative Kozloff 1992 68 In the following essay by applying the theories of some influential theorists I shall focus on analyzing the narrative structure of one of the American television serial the final episode American girl in Paris of Sex and City in the context of the whole programme Sex and City is a popular serial broadcasted first in The States the 94 episodes revolves with four distinguished characters all of which are single and desperate women trying to be in love or searching for a relationship The feature of this programme is that it has no boundaries in the show on the viewpoint values as well as visual depiction of sex In this episode Carrie left for Paris to meet Aleks only to find out that the romantic love to be disappointing she finally reunited with Mr Big Charlotte and Harry continue their quest to adopt a child although they were let down by the incredible pair they finally got to know they could get a baby from China Samanthas chemo treatments are killing her sex drive and she tries to push Smith away in an
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