"When the Palestinian narrative
reaches the world," Shtayyeh (http://english.wafa.ps/page.aspx?id=WbJo5sa111305609844aWbJo5s) commented, "it helps a lot in the political struggle and the diplomatic effort of the Palestinian leadership."
KARACHI -- AcademiAcians, intellectuals and journalists on WednesAday agreed that as a nation Pakistan has failed to build its own narrative
, which led to several deficiencies at social, economic and political fronts.
In the "Introduction" of Teaching Narrative
Theory (2010), David Herman, Brian McHale and James Phelan point out that "the last two decades have seen a burst of renewed interest in narrative
theory across many academic disciplines" (1a) (David Herman, Brian McHale and James Phelan 1), undoubtedly, today's narrative
theory has already penetrated into almost every field we can recognize, and equally noteworthy, it has fledged into the combination with other fields or disciplines, in other words, narrative
theory has developed into the plural "narratologies" not merely the singular "narratology" (2) (Ansgar Nunning 249-256).
It would, however, be too simplistic to suggest that despite a common birth and history, all Pakistanis share one narrative
. Our multiple identities allow multiple narratives
that at times co-exist, at other times conflict and at other times thrive together.
In line with his analogy, Dworkin viewed constitutional interpretation as an act that resembles the writing of a new chapter that moves the narrative
State must be the ultimate decider of everythingHuman society is based on human narratives
. It is said that If there is no narrative
, there is no history.
Previous Research on Narrative
, people strive to configure space and time, deploy cohesive devices, reveal identities] of actors and relatedness of actions across scenes.
The Contemporary Narrative
Poem: Critical Crosscurrents
Mattos (2009b) edited a compilation of fourteen studies about teaching and teacher education that use Clandinin and Connelly's (2000) narrative
inquiry as a common theoretical framework.
Peter Goldie's final book is an important and insightful addition to the ever-growing literature on the nature of narrative
and its role in our psychology.