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My life doesn't have a narrative

Narrativity is a word I wasn't familiar with, or rather I hadn't heard it used the way I heard it used last week on CBC Radio.

In fact, my spellcheck doesn't care for the word and wants me to use some other one while providing me with no alternatives.

In essence, narrativity is that our life has a narrative; a story that we live by or that informs us of ourselves. Mary Schechtman, a professor of philosophy at the University of Illinois in Chicago, claims a person must be “in possession of a full and explicit narrative [of his life] to develop fully as a person.”

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