Narrative

A page of a birth register for Jews from 1859

Any account of a series of related events or experiences, whether nonfictional or fictional (fairy tale, fable, legend, thriller, novel, etc.).

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A page of a birth register for Jews from 1859

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Color-coding hot- and cold-water faucets (taps) is common in many cultures but, as this example shows, the coding may be rendered meaningless because of context. The two faucets (taps) probably were sold as a coded set, but the code is unusable (and ignored), as there is a single water supply.

Code (semiotics)

Set of cultural conventions, contemporary sub-codes, and themes used to communicate meaning.

Set of cultural conventions, contemporary sub-codes, and themes used to communicate meaning.

Color-coding hot- and cold-water faucets (taps) is common in many cultures but, as this example shows, the coding may be rendered meaningless because of context. The two faucets (taps) probably were sold as a coded set, but the code is unusable (and ignored), as there is a single water supply.

The most common is one's spoken language, but the term can also be used to refer to any narrative form: consider the color scheme of an image (e.g. red for danger), or the rules of a board game (e.g. the military signifiers in chess).

A page of a birth register for Jews from 1859

Narrativity

A page of a birth register for Jews from 1859

1) narrative content,

A screenshot of a user coding text on NVivo.

Narrative inquiry

Used in psychology and sociology.

Used in psychology and sociology.

A screenshot of a user coding text on NVivo.

Narrative inquiry uses field texts, such as stories, autobiography, journals, field notes, letters, conversations, interviews, family stories, photos (and other artifacts), and life experience, as the units of analysis to research and understand the way people create meaning in their lives as narratives.

Researchers with the European Space Agency in Darmstadt, Germany, equipped with a VR headset and motion controllers, demonstrating how astronauts might use virtual reality in the future to train to extinguish a fire inside a lunar habitat

Narrative environment

Space, whether physical or virtual, in which stories can unfold.

Space, whether physical or virtual, in which stories can unfold.

Researchers with the European Space Agency in Darmstadt, Germany, equipped with a VR headset and motion controllers, demonstrating how astronauts might use virtual reality in the future to train to extinguish a fire inside a lunar habitat

A virtual narrative environment might be the narrative framework in which game play can proceed.

A page from Marco Polo's Il Milione

Travel literature

The genre of travel literature encompasses outdoor literature, guide books, nature writing, and travel memoirs.

The genre of travel literature encompasses outdoor literature, guide books, nature writing, and travel memoirs.

A page from Marco Polo's Il Milione
Handwritten notes by Christopher Columbus on the Latin edition of Marco Polo's Il Milione
Claife Station, built at one of Thomas West's 'viewing stations', to allow visiting tourists and artists to better appreciate the picturesque English Lake District.
Goethe's Italian Journey between September 1786 and May 1788

The genre was called 'travel record literature' (遊記文學 yóujì wénxué), and was often written in narrative, prose, essay and diary style.

The prevalence of mental illness is higher in more economically unequal countries

Recovery model

Approach to mental disorder or substance dependence that emphasizes and supports a person's potential for recovery.

Approach to mental disorder or substance dependence that emphasizes and supports a person's potential for recovery.

The prevalence of mental illness is higher in more economically unequal countries

Crisis is seen as involving opportunity; creativity is valued; and different domains are explored such as sense of security, personal narrative and relationships.

Professor Peter Abell

Peter Abell

British social scientist, currently professor emeritus at the London School of Economics where he has founded and directed the "Interdisciplinary Institute of Management".

British social scientist, currently professor emeritus at the London School of Economics where he has founded and directed the "Interdisciplinary Institute of Management".

Professor Peter Abell

He is the author of several books on methodology and individual participation and co-operation and currently focuses on an approach he coined Bayesian narratives and on network analysis particularly the role of signed structures in group formation and identity change.

Breast cancer awareness ribbon in Louisville, Kentucky

Breast cancer awareness

Effort to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of breast cancer through education on symptoms and treatment.

Effort to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of breast cancer through education on symptoms and treatment.

Breast cancer awareness ribbon in Louisville, Kentucky
A pink ribbon, an international symbol of breast cancer awareness.
Large events, such as walkathons, promote breast cancer awareness.
A breast cancer awareness program is presented in India to Muslim women in 2013.
The basket contains an assortment of pink ribbon-branded promotional merchandise, including awareness bracelets, ink pens, candy, and emery boards.
Pink Ribbon chocolates
This trolley advertisement promotes cosmetics company Avon Products, Inc. and breast cancer awareness. Because of the pink ribbon brand's strength, the advertisement is easily recognized as a promotion for breast cancer awareness, even among people who cannot read the Japanese text.
A woman being treated with docetaxel chemotherapy for breast cancer. She keeps ice packs on her hands and feet to reduce temporary damage to her fingernails and toenails.
William Stewart Halsted, responsible for the radical mastectomy that dramatically reduced death rates due to breast cancer, but later proved to be controversial in its own right.

Another art form has a wider range: the illness narrative has become a staple of breast cancer literature and is prominent in women's magazines.

A conversation in American Sign Language

Personal narrative

A conversation in American Sign Language

Personal narrative (PN) is a prose narrative relating personal experience usually told in first person; its content is nontraditional.

Basrelief sculpture "Research holding the torch of knowledge" (1896) by Olin Levi Warner. Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Building, in Washington, D.C.

Transcript poetry

Research method of data collection by which researchers use selected parts of transcripts and create poems that represent the original text in a new way.

Research method of data collection by which researchers use selected parts of transcripts and create poems that represent the original text in a new way.

Basrelief sculpture "Research holding the torch of knowledge" (1896) by Olin Levi Warner. Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Building, in Washington, D.C.

Poetry is meant to focus on different questions and contribute a new narrative to how knowledge is perceived and created."