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narration ppt - Why do we tell stories? Why do we exchange...

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Why do we tell stories?
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Why do we exchange stories? Stories help us pull our life into a pattern Hearing about someone else’s life gives us perspective on our own Swapping narratives binds us together as a community A narrative relates a series of events. The events may be real –as in histories, biographies, or news stories, or imaginary , as in short stories and novels.
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Narration: relating events What are the elements of narration?
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Elements of narration: Purpose Action Conflict Point of view Key events Dialogue
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Narration Purpose - a narrative makes a point, has a purpose – stated or unstated Writers of history delve into the motives underlying the events Narratives of personal experience offer insights/lessons
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Narration Action –narration presents, re-creates action Conflict - the events in our lives are shaped by conflicts that need to be resolved.
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course ENG 1301 taught by Professor Martak.moore during the Spring '11 term at Collins.

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