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Choosing Among Stories (20%)—This is an analysis of another person's story in relation to your own using Fisher's Narrative Paradigm and Burke's Pentad.
(a) Analyze your prevailing archetypes based on the Pearson-Marr Archetype Indicator;
(b) interpret your personality type based on the Meyers-Briggs test and/or your spiritual gifts based on the assessment tool provided;
(c) Gather biographical information about the person you select;
(d) Read more of the person’s autobiographical writings; and
(e) Provided citations for your research. (APA or MLA)
Choose one of the following and find the full text of what appears in the excerpts I provided you and biography about the writer/group.
Use one or both of the following approaches to analyze the other people’s story (refer to reading(s) from class) in relation to your own:
A) Fisher’s criteria of
Fidelity- what rings true (reading provided)
Coherence- how well the story “hangs together”
B) Burke’s Dramatistic approach (Pentad, reading provided; agent—who did what, act – what was done, agency—how it was done, purpose.