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Why Tell Stories Note

Why Tell Stories Note

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Published by: espanolastewart on Feb 22, 2011
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WHY TELL STORIES?-Reports about the past. We need to know where we’ve been in order to go ahead to where we’llbe. Family history, important events, things we don’t want to forget. We need to HONOURMEMORIES of those before us.-Pure Entertainment. We need to laugh, cry, feel inspired…stories can make hardshipsdisappear.-Explain the Unexplained. We can’t explain a lot of what happens in our world. We use stories tofill in the blanks.-To communicate wisdom. We use stories to educate people and give them faith in things theydon’t understand and to make better communities. Stories can teach lessons.WHAT TYPES OF STORIES ARE THERE?We are looking at three types of stories:-CREATION STORIES (where did we come from?)-TRICKSTER STORIES (why do weird and funny things happen)-HOW COME? STORIES (why are things the way they are?)
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