GEK1049 – Tutorial 1:
Narrative and Its Presence in Everyday Life
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NT, Chapter 1: Definitions of Narrative (sections 1-3, 5, 8-19 only).
Forty-One Questions on the Nature of Narrative - Brief Article by Gerald Prince Style (Summer 2000)
What history is by Professor Alun Munslow
What is a story? What is narrative meaning? Definitions by Steve Denning
What is Narrative, Anyway? A Craft Dialogue, Part 1 by Chip Scanlan Poynteronline (29 Sept 2003)
In this tutorial, all of you should introduce yourselves to the class by telling a story about yourself. If you don't want to tell others about your past, tell them about what your future will be, in the form of a story. You should also briefly say how your major or intended major subject may benefit from an understanding of narrative.
These are some of the questions that you may want to think about in relation to the personal stories you tell during the session (we may discuss some of them if there's time):
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