Review of Storytelling as Literature Research Paper by CalDR

Review of Storytelling as Literature
Examines the value and impact of storytelling on society.
# 28221 | 4,288 words | 17 sources | APA | 2002 | US
Published on Jun 23, 2003 in Communication (Language and Speech) , Sociology (General) , Literature (General)

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The first part of this paper studies the literature examining hidden meanings, cultural norms and morals that are embedded in myths and fairy tales. The second part of the paper looks at how these meanings and cultural norms get imbued and reproduced in the minds of their audience primarily children.. In the third part, this paper looks at how psychologists like Bruno Bettelheim maintain that storytelling can serve a therapeutic value for the individual. Finally, the paper studies literature concerning how myths also serve an ideological purpose and, through critical appropriation, how these stories could also have a subversive value.

Storytelling Review of Literature
Cultural Meanings
Transmission of Cultural Norms
Therapeutic Uses of Fairy Tales
Fairy Tales as Ideology
Critical Appropriations

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