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Unformatted text preview: 2. Adaptable (stories change as conditions change; is your memory of the public school different now than it was the day after graduation?) 3. Less Rigid (when we tell a story, the listener knows that this is close to with a detail or two that has been amplified; and we dont care pertains to exaggeration) 4. Flexible (players in the story move up and down from an ensemble to hero and back again) 5. Discursive (stories contain the discourse of he teller or of the actors that makes a difference. Some stories are more artful than others) Historical (stories can only account for the past; until something happens to be placed in context, we cannot use them)...
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- Spring '08