Tuesday, May 23, 2006

What kind of story?

During the first few classes, I've found myself wondering what distinguishes all the different types of stories we hear throughout our lifetime.There are a lot of ways to tell a story, and I started listing as many types as I could think of, and the list was pretty long: folklore, urban legends, parables, tales, rumors, gossip, hearsay, myths... the list goes on and on. But I found this website is helpful in sort of differentiating the many types of stories out there:
http://www.stevedenning.com/Main_types_story.html

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