040208 - 4.2.08 Verisimilitude: Applies specifically to...

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4.2.08 Verisimilitude: Applies specifically to stories and deals with the truthfulness of stories Stories in regards to lies: - Telling a story and then saying, well ya I did it, but because of … - Culture myths about Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy - Lies to protect someone’s feelings - What a story represents and how that relates to the truth Power Knowledge - History is written by the winners 1. Coherence a. Norms and logic are unsatisfied, we are likely to be confused by it b. 4.4.08 Melody Chatelle - Journeys of Heartache and Grace - Stories of life and death - Grandma/Mom story - The Hooter Guy - Story of 11 year old boy who could play the piano perfectly and left a message for people at his funeral – David Borreas - “Does a Good Job” story of Loraine o Lost her legs in a boating accident o Helped the elderly everyday o Story got on Oprah o Struggles with negative identity and conflicts 4.7.08
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Sophies Choice - Mixed view, some are external and some are internal Internal Narrative
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