Articles about narrative
"…they're more than just words, they're real, and they matter. I'm going to prove it to you." –Metal Garurumon “Digimon: Digital Monsters” 1999 Many scriptwriters see scene description as the "yadayadayada" of screenwriting. In between dialogue it sets up props and other...
When it comes to using the right and left hemispheres of the brain, we humans are not unique. Recent research has indicated that if New Caledonia crows had hands, the majority of them would be right handed. They were studied while making tools using their right eye...
The museum as we know it today is a product of the efforts of nineteenth British social reformers seeking to improve quality of life and regulate the behavior of the growing working class. While the specific goals of the museum have changed since the 1800s the principles of social equality, morality, history, and education remain the core of what has become a cultural institution.
In the first of a four part article, I examine the way Thomas Pynchon demonstrates how the visual media, and radio, have influenced the way we view the world.
An overview of the types and structures of parables Jesus spoke about the kingdom of heaven.
Organization and structure of the fourth gospel - Part 3
Knowing what to say to someone with depression can be difficult, and it's so easy to say something you think is supportive but only makes things worse. While there's no one size fits all book of "the right thing to say," hopefully this article can bring some insight into what depression is like and some of the common pitfalls to avoid in trying to show support for a friend or loved one suffering from this ailment.
It’s every scriptwriter’s dream to see their script go into production. With every chance of that happening, writers stress over how much of their concept will be lost in the filmmaking process. Unless the screenwriter accompanies his work to its final stages, there’s no guarantee...
This essay explores Roy's writing style, specifically her use of colors and scene in her vivid prose to create unforgettable people and places in her novel The God of Small Things.
Margaret Atwood's The Penelopiad differs greatly from Homer's The Odyssey as it portrays Odysseus as a common scoundrel, Penelope as a victim of events and her twelve maids as heroines.
A proposal is only as good as the sum of business it can secure. Professionals in business development often struggle to effectively communicate how they will overcome business challenges.
E. T. A. Hoffman first published his fantastical short story The Sandman in 1817 in a book of stories entitled Die NachtstÃ¼cke, in English, The Night Pieces. The short story focuses on a young man named Nathaniel who, after being reminded of a childhood trauma involving the Sandman, gradually loses his mind. The narrative is remarkable for its use of fantastical elements, including vivid hallucinations as well as a mute girl, Olympia, who turns out to be an automaton.
It is not hard to admit that Ridley Scott's science fiction film Prometheus, released in 2012, was a disappointment, especially for fans of the Alien franchise. This is a shame, since it caused most viewers to mistakenly discard much of the subtlety as plot holes.
A study of the intrigue surrounding the patronage of the famous Bayeux Tapestry.