Understanding Storytelling among African American Children: A Journey from Africa to America

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Contents
Prefacexi
Overview of the bookxi
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Chapter 1: Tell Me Somethin' Good: Storytelling From Africa to America1
History of Storytelling Within the African American Community1
African to African American5
African American English Language Studies6
Narrative Analysis6
Purpose7
PART 1: Approaches to Understanding Narrative Structures Among African American Children9
Chapter 2: Research on Narrative Structures Among African American and West Africans10
Research on Narrative Production Among African American Children10
Discourse Strategies within the African American Community19
Narrative Strategies Within West Africa21
Purpose of Storytelling in West Africa25
Summary26
Chapter 3: Extending the Research: A Study of Narrative Production Among African American Children28
Data Transcription, and Reliability34
Narrative Data Collection Process35
Data Analysis36
Evaluative Analysis36
Episodic Analysis38
Thematic Analysis39

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