Chapter ThreeThat Reminds Me of a Story…


The Dramatic Structure of Stories


Here’s Iggy’s and Scared Bunny’s New Definition of Story: A story is a way of using pictures and/or words in a sequential order to get an audience to feel a range of emotions and thus have a satisfying experience. Bottom line, this is what entertainment is—providing the audience with an emotionally satisfying experience.

Lessons from a Melodrama

When I ask my students, “Why do we watch movies?” someone always answers, “To be entertained.” What is this mysterious quality ...

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