Analyzing Narratives Through Poetic Forms and Structures in Gerontology: Applying New Tools in Qualitative Research
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.
Journal of Poetry Therapy
Furman, Rich; Langer, Carol L.; and Taylor, D. Bruce, "Analyzing Narratives Through Poetic Forms and Structures in Gerontology: Applying New Tools in Qualitative Research" (2010). Social Work Publications. 227.