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storytelling

[stawr-ee-tel-ing, stohr-] /ˈstɔr iˌtɛl ɪŋ, ˈstoʊr-/
noun
1.
the telling or writing of stories.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; story1 + telling
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Examples from the web for storytelling
  • But the piece's unpretentious storytelling style allows us to see and hear things that might otherwise get lost in the gloss.
  • To this they each add the importance of play and storytelling, not to mention the affection of family.
  • storytelling is a human universal, and common themes appear in tales throughout history and all over the the world.
  • These findings make us realize good storytelling doesn't rely on lingering suspense.
  • We humans are a storytelling species, enamored with our own fantasies and imagination.
  • Photography is more about storytelling than science.
  • The point is that filmmakers are far more focused on good storytelling than on making sure every detail is accurate.
  • At this point, good dinosaur movies are going to have to rely on solid storytelling.
  • It is still about storytelling, about juxtaposing images, about creating a feeling with images and music.
  • With storytelling, crafts, live music and dance performances.
Word Origin and History for storytelling
n.

1709, from story (n.1) + present participle of tell (v.). Related: Storyteller (1709).

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