Power and Purpose of Words, Stories, and Storytelling
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... December 11, Power and Purpose of Words, Stories, and Storytelling Words, stories, and storytelling can be used as means for attaining power and purposes in stories. The paper focuses on three texts in analyzing the power and function of words, story and storytelling- Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, and Kathryn Stockett’s The Help. The power and purpose of words, stories, and storytelling lie in expressing the truth about the virtues, or lack thereof, of the characters and how words and stories help them in attaining their various missions in life. Words and language have the power of revealing the virtues, including the lack thereof, of the ...