Gift of Stories, The: Practical and Spiritual Applications of Autobiography, Life Stories, and Personal Mythmaking

Gift of Stories, The: Practical and Spiritual Applications of Autobiography, Life Stories, and Personal Mythmaking

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The stories we tell about ourselves are guided by cultural patterns and enduring elements. The current interest in mythology has made evident how the classic hero's journey represents a theme not only common to all the world's myths, but also our own lives today. The Gift of Stories offers a clear concise basis for understanding the nature and potential of sharing our stories. It provides specific, practical, instructional details for telling our own stories and gives the necessary guidelines for assisting others in telling their life stories. Its basic framework enables individuals with little experience to begin writing about the really important aspects of their lives and understanding how and why the universal elements of the stories we tell contribute to our continuing growth.Everything I experienced in the monastery was new to me, and thata#39;s where I began my autobiographical writing. ... My students seem to learn something more about themselves each time they write autobiographically of their pain, theiranbsp;...


Title:Gift of Stories, The: Practical and Spiritual Applications of Autobiography, Life Stories, and Personal Mythmaking
Author: Robert Atkinson
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 1995-05-30
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