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Humor in Storytelling

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Duhhhh, yeahhhh! It’s a part of everything we do in life, and we cannot take life too seriously. We have to share that emotion, and a lot of times the Trickster in the stories makes mistakes and we laugh at the Trickster's mistakes.

It's only because a lot of times we say we are laughing at ourselves so we reflect on our own experience on life, and we laugh at that. We have to learn to not take life so seriously.





Melvin and Rosa's Stories

The following stories are by Melvin and Rosa John.
1 Storytelling Is Sacred: Rosa
Rosa gives her thoughts on the sacred art of stoytelling.
2 Storytelling Is Sacred: Melvin
Melvin gives his thoughts on the sacred art of storytelling.

The Act Of Storytelling: Rosa
Rosa explains what she aims to accomplish when she tells a story.


The Act Of Storytelling: Melvin
Melvin explains what he aims to accomplish when he tells a story.


The Importance Of Storytelling
Melvin talks about why storytelling is important to him.


Pride In Storytelling
Rosa talks about how pride is important when telling stories.


Humor In Storytelling
Melvin explains why humor is so important in storytelling.

8 Healing Through Storytelling
Melvin talks about how healing occurs through storytelling.


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