In the oral tradition, stories were told by the elder sages in order to give indirect advice. Today most stories are told in order to entertain. While some research on storytelling systems has focused on drama/theater metaphors and adventure/mystery simulation games (Bates et al., 1995), my research emphasizes the counseling and self-awareness possibilities of storytelling.
Registration: ISBN 978-0-262-51091-2
Copyright: August 4-8, 1996, Portland, Oregon. Published by The AAAI Press, Menlo Park, California.