What is a narrative?


What is a narrative?

What is (are) the meaning(s) of narrative in the context of this project?

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Narratives are frames or stories [...]

Narratives are frames or stories through which an observer defines what is relevant among a sea of possible perceptions and interpretations. Story-tellers depending on their values and intentions chose and endorse some narratives setting the context in which observations have to be interpreted.

Source: M. Giampietro (2017): Structuring the perception (qualitative) and representation (quantitative) of the nexus with new concepts and narratives. In: Report on Nexus Security using Quantitative Story-Telling. MAGIC (H2020–GA 689669) Project Deliverable 4.1.