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    Visual storytelling comes with many different media suchs as films, theatre and animation. All of them have one thing in common, which is telling a story through visuals, showing the audience what we want to tell. Even a photograph can tell a story. In visual storytelling there are many elements that brings it to life, for instance the characters. Great characters can carry the whole story as we are seeing it unfold through them. Other elements includes: sound, editing, cinematography, composition

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    A521.1.3.DQ - Barriers to Storytelling I have overcome barrier of storytelling by embracing the fear of standing/sitting and speaking before audiences; breathing technique and knowing the subject of the story presented. One of the fundamental points in storytelling is to know yourself, who you are, where you've come from, and why you hold the views you do; this will help overcome things that hold back storytelling. It is reasonable to perceive one having high esteem when they can comprehends their

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    purpose of the reader’s entertainment. Although storytelling is common in all cultures, it is woven into the Native American culture. They utilize storytelling as a way to pass down oral traditions and explain how their society and way of life came to be. Whether they teach a lesson or entertain, storytelling aids in a variety of way in their culture. Storytelling is a vital tool used in the Native American heritage. “ The center of Native American storytelling is the community” (Jacobs). Its role is to

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    Inferno and The Arabian Nights, we see that storytelling saves lives. Telling tales is a way of living, from the moment we are born to our last breath telling-tales is imbedded in us. What is storytelling? Stories is an essential part of our societies and cultures. Movies, shows, dramas books, music, painting, news, religion,

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    Why does storytelling matter? Storytelling is a method of explaining a series of events through a narrative. Some people may think storytelling is fictional, however, that is not completely accurate. Storytelling can depict social issues occurring within society. Narrative theory and narrative therapy are two concepts, which play a part in understanding the power of storytelling. Narrative theory focuses on how stories help people make sense of the world by coming to terms with their experiences

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    “Folklore does not just purvey the old codes of morality and behavior; it can also absorv newer ideas”(). In Amy Hempel’s “The Harvest” , the author tells a story using new elements about a story of woman accident. And the evet the happens to her after this accident. “The Havest” is a good story because she facts of her accident, she uses a great introduction and retells the story. Hempel also relate back to title, which it makes it clear why she chose that title. Hempel begin her story with an

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    In chapter 2 entitled “Master the Art of Storytelling” Gallo provides three simple elements of telling a good story: first sharing personal stories that relate to the subject or idea of the discussion or presentation; second being able to tell a story in which a lesson was learned that listeners can

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    Storytelling is observed through people from past generations to present generations. There are many ways to tell stories. In the past centuries, stories are often communicate through face to face, later stories are told through pictures. In the15th century, stories are prints into book form. Later, in 20th century, the stories are released through media, such as movies, T.V shows, radios and many more. There are many genres when it comes to stories. For example, there are romance, thriller, comedy

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    national security. “Weaponized narrative”, or known as propaganda, has been around for ages. Everyone wants to hear a good story, so people tend to believe anything they read just to get a thrill. Allenby and Garreau describe them as “pattern-seeking storytelling animals.” In this article, the authors are trying to inform people the new problems that weaponized narratives are creating in the United State. In the article, Allenby and Garreau they use the recent presidential election and the Ukrainian invasion

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    literature, in order to determine the status of our research in the literature, it is necessary to discuss about previous studies that have addressed the role of storytelling in management and leadership. Storytelling already plays an important role for organizations and their leaders and many theorists and researchers highlighted the value of storytelling (Gill, 2014). Management scholars have recognized story and narrative’s role in culture (Hyde, 2008; Rindfleish, Sheridan and Kjeldal, 2009; Boje and Baskin

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    In The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood portrays a dystopian society which forces women into reproductive slavery to warn of the dangers of a Christian fundamentalist patriarchal government. These women, handmaids, have no rights and are raped by their owners, otherwise known as Commanders, every month in hopes of elevating the depleting birth rates. Offred, the main character and handmaid, only wants two things: her freedom and her daughter, but both were stolen from her. Women in Gilead, like Offred

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    In this essay I will discuss three of the many problems Mark Watney faces in the Martian. The first major problem Watney faces is getting stranded and wounded on Mars. The second problem Watney faces is how he is going to survive on mars till help can come. The final problem he faces is how is he going to get to the Ares, so he can leave Mars. The first problem Mark Watney face on Mars is getting injured and becoming stranded on Mars. I feel this is the most significant problem because the emotional

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    The Death of The Unborn Female American Dream Of Mice and Men, written by John Steinbeck, takes place during the time of The Great Depression; an era extremely difficult for women. The novella contains many iconic characters that serve as a metaphor to our societal standards. Curley’s wife is introduced just like any other; however, the emphasis on her feminine features are metaphoric to where women stand in society. In order to prove that society makes it impossible for certain people to attain

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    Equality Within the comforts of the modernized human civilization that we all experience on a daily basis, a person can easily forget how privileged they are to be existing in such a time of human equality. However, times were not always as pleasant as they currently are, as different diversities of people were not only shamed for their race, gender or ethnicity, but they were abused for it. That being said, if abusive behaviors like human trafficking and racial discrimination can still be found

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    “Barn Burning” is a very interesting short story that’s I have read many times throughout my high school and college time. This story was something that really interested me when I read it for the first time as I think it does most people. William Faulkner was as ruthless as a writer, as anyone tried to be. Most of where he grew up was Oxford, Mississippi. The man had grown up and never really had a care in the world and that’s why his writing is worth the read and time. This is a very popular short

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    In the book Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy have a rather odd relationship. There are multiple times during the novel that they show signs of their love for each other but it is somewhat hidden. Elizabeth also goes through many challenges such as Lady Catherine de Bourgh, family issues, and trust of Mr. Darcy. Even when their love seemed destroyed, they found their way back to each other. Throughout the book we notice the delayed relationship between Elizabeth Bennet and Mr

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    There are readers of Manuel Munoz's The Faith Healer of Olive Avenue who may accept and contend that Cristian of "Señor X" and Sebastian of "The Good Brother", battle to proceed onward and locate their future because of their current conditions. Nonetheless, I trust that Cristian's and Sebastian's past and blame are keeping them both away from their future. As Cristian considers himself to be the casualty of his past, Sebastian's adolescence recollections are continually at the forefront of his thoughts

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    Lately, there have been a variety of classic fairy tales that have been renovated to appeal to an audience of the twenty-first century on the big screen. However, such revisions occur not only in movies, but in literature as well. Through the use of literary devices, we have the ability to connect classic tales to the modern world. In Edward Field's poem "Icarus", the author employs imagery and extended metaphor to adapt the Icarus myth to a contemporary setting. Field utilizes imagery

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    “Boys and Girls” The difference in gender roles plays a huge factor in how people in society view themselves. The short story, “Boys and Girls,” by Alice Munro is about a little girl who at the beginning of the story is used to being her father’s helper with his fox farming business, but later, falls into the female stereotype she desperately tries to fight. The girl is proud of the work her father is involved in but she loathes the different chores her mother does every day. Instead of cooking

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    Have you ever wondered what it’s like to look down from heaven after you were murdered, and see the people who loved you try and figure out your murder? The Lovely Bones, written by Alice Sebold, pulls readers in with its vivacious storyline to find out who killed the main character. The story takes place in Norristown, Pennsylvania, and it follows a teenage girl, named Susie Salmon, who watches from her heaven, as her family struggles to find out her killer. In conclusion, Alice Sebold uses many

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