animate human life; that
is their work. Stories work with people, for people, and stories always influence people, affecting what people are able to see as real, as possible, and as worth doing or best be avoided. What is it about stories? What are their particularities that enable them to work as they do?
What are the impacts of these stories?
Tales do not picture real life,
They may not actually â€œbreatheâ€?, but they can animate. Stories