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story grammar


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A system of formal rules describing the underlying structure and sequence of units in a particular kind of text (based on folktales), as distinct from a story schema, which is a mental framework of expectations for such texts, based on experience, gathered from reading, of the regularities previously encountered in other examples. This concept is that of the American psychologist Jean M. Mandler.

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