Definition of counterstory in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkoun(t)ərˌstôrē/


An alternative or opposing narrative or explanation.
Example sentences
  • These counterstories become the basis for redefining strength and developing healthier, non-violent lifestyles.
  • The narratives employed in their counterstories demonstrate further these presidents' emotional intelligence as conceptualized by Gardner and Goleman.
  • If dominant stories tell tales that force everyone into one mold or belief, then counterstories are all those stories that don't fit the mold.
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