Mapping a story

Mario Rinvolucri.
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    Mario Rinvolucri.
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Mario Rinvolucri discusses the diversity in mapping stories, comparing it to drawing maps of Italy. He asserts that literature teachers must recognize each student's unique perception of a text. He introduces a literary mapping exercise where students share their internal visualizations of a story. Questions focus on details like colour, perspective, and framing. Rinvolucri suggests that understanding diverse internal texts is crucial in the literature classroom, shifting the focus from the original text to enriched individual interpretations. The exercise draws on Neuro-Linguistic Programming principles. 
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