Women Who Run with the Wolves - Chapter 17, Afterward Story as Medicine Summary & Analysis

Clarissa Pinkola Estés
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Chapter 17, Afterward Story as Medicine Summary and Analysis

This is the result that comes to readers who had the equivalent of a standing ovation response to the main body of the work. She begins by bringing readers back to one of her original points. Stories are a special kind of medicine designed to be used as such.

This is where she begins to inform people once again of her own origins. Many of her people have a vibrant oral cultural tradition. Part of this culture, including in the present day, is to have individuals who have as a role official story teller for a given group of people.

Children are observed at times with the question in the elder's mind: Is this one a potential story teller? If you laughed, then you may have only heard this as a metaphor for...

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