Writing our Way to Meaning and Wholeness in the Academy
How Stories Heal illustrates the value of personal narrative writing. Referring to this type of writing as the «turn to the subjective I» or to «me-search research», this is a book about Scholarly Personal Narrative (SPN) writing, actually written in an SPN style. This book will satisfy a huge need in higher education and scholarship, particularly for students who are writing undergraduate and graduate theses and doctoral dissertations; and also for junior and senior faculty who are looking to construct alternative forms of scholarship for publication.
Chapter 10: Revealing the Healing Ironies of My Everyday Life
Revealing the Healing Ironies of My Everyday Life
The Webster’s dictionary definition of irony—a combination of circumstances or a result that is the opposite of what is expected; an attitude of mind characterized by recognition of the incongruities, contradictions, and complexities of human experience.
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