Grammar Stories: A Proposal for the Narrativization of Abstract Contents

  • Serena ZampolliEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10690)


This research study revolves around the development of a process to transform abstract concepts into stories. Specifically, it works on the grammar rules of English which prove to be problematic for Italian learners of English as a foreign language. This study argues that content in story-form is better processed by the human brain compared to non-narrative content, and highlights how the discussion on narrativization of abstract content is still open. The proposed process could be the first step towards a new representation of abstract knowledge and possibly towards the automated creation of metaphorical stories.


Narrativization Language learning Narrative learning Storytelling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Università degli Studi di GenovaGenoaItaly

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