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Life Stories: The Creation of Coherence Charlotte Linde

Life Stories: The Creation of Coherence

Charlotte Linde

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ISBN : 9780195073720
Hardcover
256 pages
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This is a sociolinguistic study of how people create and exchange coherent oral life stories. The author claims that such stories serve a number of psychological and social purposes, including the development and expression of a sense of self and theMoreThis is a sociolinguistic study of how people create and exchange coherent oral life stories. The author claims that such stories serve a number of psychological and social purposes, including the development and expression of a sense of self and the solidification and definition of relationships and group memberships. She focuses on different coherence systems, including common sense and its nature.