Project 2: The Hero’s Journey

Subverting Aristotle: Notes from course material (p.78-9): Subverting the order of key plot points Jean-Luc Godard (screenwriter, filmmaker, storyteller of the 60s) says the beginning, middle and end of a story don't have to happen in chronological order. In 1994, Quentin Tarantino cast aside the "narrative convention of linear time and brought Godard's [...] idea… Continue reading Project 2: The Hero’s Journey

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Project 2: The Hero’s Journey

I began this project taking notes in my learning log. Aristotle's basic template led to more elaborate ones, some variations of which are taught in school (for example, Freytag's plot pyramid). Joseph Campbell's Monomyth (summarized on Wikipedia here) was handily simplified for movie writing (but can also be applied to storytelling in general) by Christopher… Continue reading Project 2: The Hero’s Journey