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Finally, more actual narrative inquiry in L2 writing research can potenially help L2 writing researchers dismantle stereotypes of cultural patterns in writing and of writers labeled simplistically as representatives of heir respective cultures. , Prior, 2002). If we work at it, we may be able to construct and interpret patterns without nvoking the stereotypes. Equally important, we can also learn to appreciate the idiosyncrasies that characterize human experience and weave hose idiosyncrasies into our L2 writing research.
Describing how narrative inquirers go from field texts to research texts, Clandinin and Connelly (2000) note how the process of poring over field exts leads to narrative coding, which resembles categories that pertain to stories more than does coding in other kinds of qualitative research: Although the initial analysis deals with matters such as character, place, scene, plot, tension, end point, narrator, context, and tone, these matters become increasingly complex as an inquirer pursues this relentless rereading.
First, L2 writing research is inevitably about people who write, even if he main interest of writing researchers is in textual analysis. Narrative is undamentally about how people construct meaning over time in their ives, including sociocultural and sociohistorical influences on their writng (Pavlenko, 2002). Learning more about people who write from the stories they tell of themselves and their experiences can only enhance 2. NARRATIVE IN L2 WRITING RESEARCH 29 what researchers know about L2 writers and the challenges and processes they experience when writing.