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The textuality of human experience

“…a narrative approach conceives of human experience and action as a text (e.g., Ricoeur, 1984).”  ~ Phillip L Hammack, p.64

“The narrative concept links the stuff of thought and feeling with documents of life – life stories, speeches, media representations, cultural artifacts accessible on paper or online, and the like. 230 more words

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One of the gems of narrative

“One of the gems of narrative is that it anchors concepts often viewed as abstract – ideology, identity, collective memory, social practice – in an empirically accessible product: the story. 194 more words

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interpretive anchors

Whether in settings of conflict, war, or stable liberal democracy, master narratives represent rhetorical devices by which groups vie for power, status, and legitimacy. In war and conflict, these master narratives are often perceived as compulsory for identification, particularly when the group perceives existential insecurity… 1,238 more words

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