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6). 4 Val Plumwood calls this the culture-reductionist project (2006, p. 143). 5 Likewise, in her essay ‘The Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction’, novelist Ursula LeGuin suggests that hunting and gathering, direct engagement with animals and plants, and the need to recount our excellent adventures with them taught us how to tell stories. Her playful and witty feminist analysis critiques the dominance of the hunting tale: So the Hero has decreed through his mouthpieces the Lawgivers, first, that the proper shape of the narrative is that of the arrow or spear, starting here and going straight there and THOK!

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