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Storytelling Technique, Western Culture Edition

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Today’s cartoon from Tom Gauld of “You’re All Just Jealous of My Jetpack” fame.

Gauld once again nails it:


Storytelling, Western Culture Edition

Applies to around 95 % of popular books, movies, tv-shows, or video games before embellishment with light/dark descriptors.

(Meta bonus as this also applies to rationalizations in literature vs. genre / highbrow vs. lowbrow manifestos.)

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