Narrative Essays (Examples)

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Symbolic Frame Of Organizational Analysis Walt Disney Company

Pages: 7 (2089 words) Sources: 7 Document Type:Case Study Document #:13456127

… of certainty, or to find meaning, hope, or value in any situation.
Fourth, organizational processes and singular events become part of the ongoing narrative or story. Rituals, ceremonies, and archetypal heroes provide members with a sense of deep meaning that motivates their engagement and performance over time.
… stories anew to keep the brand relevant to people from disparate…[break]…or members. Disney’s business model is in part based on the use of narratives taken from the folktales and legends of yore, encased in particular cultures or religious traditions. Just as storytelling traditionally functions as a means ……

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References

“About the Walt Disney Company,” (2020). Retrieved from:  https://thewaltdisneycompany.com/about/ 

Boguszewicz-Kreft, M., Kreft, J. & Zurek, P. (2019). Myth and storytelling: The case of the Walt Disney Company. Myth in Modern Media Management and Marketing. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9100-9.ch002

Bohas, A. (2014). Transnational firms and the knowledge structure: The case of the Walt Disney Company. Global Society 29(1): 23-41.

Bolman, L.G. & Deal, T.E. (2013). Reframing organizations. John Wiley & Sons.

Di Giovanni, E. (2014). Cultural otherness and global communication in Walt Disney films at the turn of the century. The Translator 9(2): 207-223.

Forbes, W. & Watson, R. (n.d.). Destructive corporate leadership and board loyalty bias. Retrieved from:  https://www.city.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/56372/2A_Forbes.pdf 

Wasko, J. (2001). Challenging Disney myths. Journal of Communication Inquiry 23(3): 237-257.

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Healthcare Scientific Merit

Pages: 11 (3267 words) Sources: 8 Document Type:Paper Document #:78470537

… remains confidential. Further, the researchers took caution to get written consent from the participants in the study (Doekhie et al., 2018).
Qualitative employ narratives and multi-pronged interviews to get an account of experiences. This research study employed such tools, and the exercise posed an ethical challenge because ……

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References

Brook, R. H., & Vaiana, M. E. (2015). Using the knowledge base of health services research to redefine health care systems. Journal of general internal medicine, 30(10), 1547-1556.

Cutcliffe, J. R., & McKenna, H. P. (1999). Establishing the credibility of qualitative research findings: the plot thickens. Journal of advanced nursing, 30(2), 374-380.

Doekhie, K. D., Strating, M. M., Buljac?Samardzic, M., van de Bovenkamp, H. M., & Paauwe, J. (2018). The different perspectives of patients, informal caregivers, and professionals on patient involvement in primary care teams. A qualitative study. Health Expectations, 21(6), 1171-1182.

Eccles, M., Grimshaw, J., Walker, A., Johnston, M., & Pitts, N. (2005). Changing the behavior of healthcare professionals: the use of theory in promoting the uptake of research findings. Journal of clinical epidemiology, 58(2), 107-112.

Leedy, P.D. & Ormrod, J. E. (2019). Practical research: Planning and design, 12th edition. Pearson Education, Hudson Street, NY.

Sanjari, M., Bahramnezhad, F., Fomani, F. K., Shoghi, M., & Cheraghi, M. A. (2014). Ethical challenges of researchers in qualitative studies: The necessity to develop a specific guideline. Journal of medical ethics and history of medicine, 7.

Swan, J., Clarke, A., Nicolini, D., Powell, J., Scarbrough, H., Roginski, C., ... & Taylor-Phillips, S. (2012). Evidence in Management Decisions (EMD): advancing knowledge utilization in healthcare management.

Thomas, D. R. (2017). Feedback from research participants: are member checks useful in qualitative research?. Qualitative Research in Psychology, 14(1), 23-41.

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Traditional Literature

Pages: 5 (1363 words) Document Type:Essay Document #:58377892

Folktale: Hansel and Gretel
Hansel and Gretel by the Brothers Grimm is a narrative tale and one can easily read it aloud to children. It is about two siblings whose father is a poor woodcutter and can … is full of colorful characters that children would love, such as Friar Tuck and Little John. The tale does not really reflect a narrative storytelling style in the sense that one would expect to hear it being told out loud—but one could do so.
The tale does ……

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What Is Biblical Theology

Pages: 9 (2826 words) Sources: 9 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:47731493

… constructed manifestations of the truth of God. According to John Sailhamer, “The most influential, yet subtlest, feature of an author’s rendering of historical narrative is the overall framework with which he or she arranges it” (Sailhamer, 2010, 29). He further states that, “To a large degree, the … framework with which he or she arranges it” (Sailhamer, 2010, 29). He further states that, “To a large degree, the structure of biblical narratives determines their meaning” (Sailhamer, 2010, 30). Scriptural authors' methods when it comes to marking the defining moments of their texts differ from contemporary … linkages and structural elements utilized for narrating and explaining the big story of God, revealing to audiences their own fitting into the grand metanarrative stretching between Eden and the new Israel. Audiences are motivated by the knowledge pertaining to the origins of the world, what went badly, ……

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References

Ellis, E. E. (1993). Jesus’ use of the Old Testament and the genesis of New Testament theology. Bulletin for Biblical Research, 3, 59-75.

Frei, H. W. (1974). The eclipse of biblical narrative: A study in eighteenth and nineteenth century hermeneutics. Yale University Press.

Hafemann, S., & House, P. (Eds.). (2007). Central themes in biblical theology: Mapping unity in diversity. Baker Academic.

Hamilton Jr, J. M. (2006). God\\\\\\'s Indwelling Presence: The Holy Spirit in the Old & New Testaments (Vol. 1). B&H Publishing Group.

Hamilton Jr, J. M. (2010). Biblical Theology and Preaching. Text-Driven Preaching: God’s Word at the Heart of Every Sermon, 193-218.

Hodgson, P. C. (2005). Hegel and Christian theology: A reading of the lectures on the philosophy of religion. Oxford University Press on Demand.

Murray, M. J., & Rea, M. (2002). Philosophy and Christian theology. The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Sailhamer, J. H. (2010). The meaning of the Pentateuch: Revelation, composition and interpretation. InterVarsity Press.

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Drug Abuse

Pages: 8 (2545 words) Sources: 21 Document Type:literature review Document #:24528043

… Drug Abuse on School Children Aged 10 To 18 in Developed Countries (U.S., Canada, France, England, Germany, Italy, Russia, Australia, Japan and China): Narrative Literature Review
Introduction
The problem addressed in this literature review is that in developed countries around the world, drug abuse among school children … produce. But what is the impact of those drugs on these nations? That is what needs to be explored in more detail. This narrative literature review identifies the methods and search strategies used as well as the selection criteria for the literature searches. It then discusses the ……

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References

Baggio, S., Spilka, S., Studer, J., Iglesias, K., & Gmel, G. (2016). Trajectories of drug use among French young people: Prototypical stages of involvement in illicit drug use. Journal of Substance Use, 21(5), 485-490.

Bonyani, A., Safaeian, L., Chehrazi, M., Etedali, A., Zaghian, M., & Mashhadian, F. (2018). A high school-based education concerning drug abuse prevention. Journal of education and health promotion, 7.

Chu, Y. W. L. (2015). Do medical marijuana laws increase hard-drug use?. The Journal of Law and Economics, 58(2), 481-517.

Downes, D. (2017). The drug addict as a folk devil. In Drugs and politics (pp. 89-97). Routledge.

Goodchild, M., Nargis, N., & d\\'Espaignet, E. T. (2018). Global economic cost of smoking-attributable diseases. Tobacco control, 27(1), 58-64.

Grant, C. N., & Bélanger, R. E. (2017). Cannabis and Canada’s children and youth.  Paediatrics & child health, 22(2), 98-102.

Herbert, A., Gonzalez-Izquierdo, A., McGhee, J., Li, L., & Gilbert, R. (2016). Time-trends in rates of hospital admission of adolescents for violent, self-inflicted or drug/alcohol-related injury in England and Scotland, 2005–11: population-based analysis. Journal of Public Health, 39(1), 65-73.

Henkel, D., & Zemlin, U. (2016). Social inequality and substance use and problematic gambling among adolescents and young adults: a review of epidemiological surveys in Germany. Current drug abuse reviews, 9(1), 26-48.

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Traditional Medicine Usage In African Nations

Pages: 12 (3615 words) Sources: 30 Document Type:Essay Document #:38085332

… their role in wrestling sovereign statehood from the jaws of European colonialism” (p. 472). The result is an Africa whose post-colonial and post-conflict narrative has been written by individuals who have succeeded in rising to the top: the narrative is a type of political propaganda.
Nigeria is one nation in Africa that has benefited extensively from investment and development, and that has ……

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References

Afro-centric Alliance, A. (2001). Indigenisingorganizational change: Localisation in Tanzania and Malawi. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 16(1), 59-78.

Asiseh, F., Owusu, A., & Quaicoe, O. (2017). An analysis of family dynamics on high school adolescent risky behaviors in Ghana. Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 26(5), 425-431.

Austin, G. (2010). African economic development and colonial legacies (Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 11-32). Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement.

Brager, G., Specht, H., Torczyner, J. L., &Torczyner, J. (1987). Community organizing. Columbia University Press.

Bratton, M., & Van de Walle, N. (1997). Democratic experiments in Africa: Regime transitions in comparative perspective. Cambridge university press.

Burnham, G. M., Pariyo, G., Galiwango, E., & Wabwire-Mangen, F. (2004). Discontinuation of cost sharing in Uganda. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 82, 187-195.

Dillard, C., Duncan, K. L., & Johnson, L. (2017). Black History Full Circle: Lessons from a Ghana Study Abroad in Education Program. Social Education, 81(1), 50-53.

Ehui, S. (2020). Protecting food security in Africa. Retrieved from https://www.brookings.edu/blog/africa-in-focus/2020/05/14/protecting-food-security-in-africa-during-covid-19/

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The Militarization Of Social Distancing In America

Pages: 4 (1152 words) Sources: 2 Document Type:Essay Document #:75058932

...Narrative Socialization into Militarization
Life definitely seems a lot more militarized now that social distancing norms have become common place and the National Guard is doing its part to make sure people are adhering to stay at home orders. All the workers at the grocery store are now wearing masks (even though they were not two months ago—so it does not make sense why all of a sudden now it is important that they all wear masks as though it is somehow keeping everyone safer or as though the mask itself was a threat to the virus and the virus was going to back away because it saw a mask). The ridiculousness with which people are simply obeying all these insane rules and orders looks very much to me like how a truly militarized nation would act. Orders come, they are not questioned, and no one says anything. Of course, if……

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References

Farberov, S. (2020). Moment Idaho mom arrested. Retrieved from  https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8245221/Idaho-mom-arrested-protesting-coronavirus-lockdown-closed-playground.html 

WDRB. (2020). Louisville woman arrested at Kroger for violating self-quarantine order after COVID-19 diagnosis. Retrieved from  https://www.wdrb.com/news/louisville-woman-arrested-at-kroger-for-violating-self-quarantine-order-after-covid-19-diagnosis/article_ed19df76-8978-11ea-afd8-33dd85093a5e.html 

 

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Depiction Of Women In The Arabian Nights Novels

Pages: 5 (1561 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Essay Document #:89991926

… stories and tales in the collection explore the nature, potential dangers, and limits of the sexual drive or desires of women. The frame narrative about women and their sexual desires starts to emerge when in a tale about the wife of a sultan and her affairs with ……

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Works cited

Blythe, Andrea. Beyond Shahrazad: Feminist Portrayals of Women in the One Thousand and One Nights. Zoetic Press, 2019.

Haddawy, Husain, and Muhsin Mahdi, eds. Arabian Nights. English.; Alf Laylah Wa-laylah. WW Norton & Company, 1995.

Nicholas, Caleb, \\\\\\\\\\\\"Living Subversive Narratives: Shahrazad\\\\\\\\\\\\'s Stories of Women.\\\\\\\\\\\\" Honors Projects, Bowling Green State University, (2016). 269.

Shamma, Tarek. \\\\\\\\\\\\"Women and Slaves: Gender Politics in the Arabian Nights.\\\\\\\\\\\\" Marvels & Tales 31.2 (2017): 239-260.

Zafar, Attiya. Arabian Nights: Seaming the Embroidery of Feminism in the \\\\\\\\\\\\"Couch.\\\\\\\\\\\\" University of Management and Technology, 2019.

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John Lewis Gaddis

Pages: 8 (2280 words) Sources: 9 Document Type:Essay Document #:77530466

...Narrative John Lewis Gaddis - The Cold War Historian
Blaming Stalin and the Soviets for the Cold War
Part 1: Life of John Lewis Gaddis
John Lewis Gaddis was born in 1941 and thus grew up and came of age during the Cold War, which he would go on to write about as a historian to great acclaim. Gaddis was raised in Texas and received his education at the University of Texas at Austin, where he obtained a Bachelor’s in 1963, a Master’s in 1965, and a Doctorate in 1968 at the age of 27. He taught at Indiana University, Ohio University, founded the Contemporary History Institute, and became a Visiting Professor of Strategy at Naval War College in the mid-70s. He was also a Visiting Professor at Oxford, Princeton, and Helsinki. By 1997, Gaddis had accepted the position of Robert A. Lovett Professor of Military and Naval History at Yale,……

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Bibliography

Alpha History, “Cold War Historiography.”  https://alphahistory.com/coldwar/cold-war-historiography/ 

Branch, Mark Alden. “Days of Duck and Cover,” Yale Alumni Magazine, 2000.  http://archives.yalealumnimagazine.com/issues/00_03/gaddis.html 

Encyclopedia. “John Lewis Gaddis,” 2020.  https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/educational-magazines/gaddis-john-lewis-1941 

Gaddis, John Lewis. We Now Know: Rethinking Cold War History. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Kaplan, Fred. “America’s Cold War Sage and His Discontents,” NYTimes, 2007.  https://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/23/books/george-f-kennan-by-john-lewis-gaddis-review.html 

Lundestad, Geir. "The Cold War According to John Gaddis." Cold War History 6, no. 4 (2006): 535-542.

National Endowment for the Humanities. “John Lewis Gaddis,” 2005.  https://www.neh.gov/about/awards/national-humanities-medals/john-lewis-gaddis 

Paxton, Robert. Anatomy of Fascism. New York: Vintage, 2012.

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Myth In Anthropology Study Religion

Pages: 3 (1014 words) Sources: 3 Document Type:Essay Document #:69116947

… when it is applied to another society or historical epoch. The cross-cultural study of myths may explore similarities and differences between the overarching narratives told in different societies. Or, focusing on one society, an anthropologist might demonstrate how myth functions as a means of perpetuating the norms … endurance in the face of suffering.
One of the ways anthropologists study myth in different cultures is examining symbols not just in the narrative content but also in performance, ritual, and other manifestations including rites of passage. Even when the substantive content of myth is similar among ……

References

Bibliography

Eliade Mircea. “Myth.”

Eller, Jack David. “Studying Religion Anthropologically.”

Lee, Dorothy. “Religious Perspectives in Anthropology.”

Lewis, M. “The Anthropologists’ Encounter with the Supernatural.”

Malinowski, Bronislaw. “Rational Mastery by Man of His Surroundings\\\\"

Nash, June. \\\\"Devils, Witches and Sudden Death\\\\"

Turner, Victor W. “Religious Specialists.”

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