Violence and Narratives Violence has profound effects on society. These effects are not confined to the act itself. In fact the violence can affect a whole new range of people when it becomes a part of a narrative. For example, in “Ethnography of a Warzone ” Carolyn Nordstorm argues, Just as the experience of terror, the pangs of grief, the painful yearning for worlds and homes irreparably lost to violence extends beyond the boundaries of words and text, so must the dynamic of hearing (Nordstorm,1997,p.81). With this in mind narratives of violence engage in a complex process of recreating the violence. The act of recreating these acts allows the violence to spread far beyond those who were initially impacted by the violence. In this essay...The end:
.....we then edits Kurtz’s narrative so that he can create a narrative that the company will be able to handle. By doing this both Kurtz and Marlowe are building worlds for their listeners. These worlds involve processes information in order to make it into something that everyone can deal with. In this sense the narrative is a way of dealing with violence that would be too difficult to deal with in its raw form. References Conrad, Joseph(2000).Heart of Darkness. Modern Library, New York. Nordstorm , Carolyn(1997). Creative, Violence, and the Scholar. A Different Kind of War Story. University of Pennsylvania Press: 1-32. Nordstorm , Carolyn(1997). Ethnography of a Warzone . A Different Kind of War Story. University of Pennsylvania Press: 75-110.