Writing the Ephemeral of Culture: Storm Method

April 2011
Social Alternatives;2011 Second Quarter, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p40
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the application of the Storm Method writing process in the author's academic and creative work. An explanation of the Storm Method as an auto-ethnographic style of writing is presented. The author explores issues of culture, aboriginal lifestyle, identity, anger, and colonization through personal narratives while using imagery from wind storms, dust storms, fire storms, and ice storms. It is suggested that a comparison of storms with human emotions can be helpful for writers of culture and ethnologists.


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