Title

Analyzing Narratives Through Poetic Forms and Structures in Gerontology: Applying New Tools in Qualitative Research

Publication Date

6-1-2010

Document Type

Article

Abstract

This article presents an autoethnographic narrative of a woman's written reflections on her relationship with her grandmother, and research poems based upon this narrative. Research poems serve as a method of data analysis and re-representation of the narrative and highlights key themes induced from thematic analysis. Implication for the use of poetry in gerontological practice and research are explored.

Publication Title

Journal of Poetry Therapy

Volume

23

Issue

2

First Page

61

Last Page

71

DOI

10.1080/08893675.2010.482809

Version

pre-print, post-print

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