Is it nature or nurture?
Posted by Ann on October 28, 1997 at 23:27:47:
In response to I Don't Think You At All Shallow..., written by Cassia on October 27, 1997 at 18:28:15
] ...JE. The narritive structure in one of the oldest, most universal traditons of human beings. If you read liturature from around the world you always run into it eventually. I think that it is part of our genetic structure and that when we try to escape it, we tend to just bob along.
But is it nature or nurture? Most of the stories we are familiar with, from early-childhood stories on through more adult fare, have that structure. If we grew up with a different structure, would we not find it to be just as normal, as we perceive a narrative to be?
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