"On the Hero's Journey: Discovering Plot, Character, and Meaning for Your Novel" with Greg Garrett

Presented by Writers' League of Texas at Online Classroom

Sep 18
"On the Hero's Journey: Discovering Plot, Character, and Meaning for Your Novel" with Greg Garrett

Do your characters transform over the course of your story? Want to find structure and meaning in that transformation?

Joseph Campbell’s analysis of the archetypal hero’s journey inspired George Lucas to write Star Wars and led to a widespread use of the pattern by scriptwriters and story analysts in Hollywood. But anyone telling a longform story can benefit from close study of the model. The Hero’s Journey offers writers a useful skeleton or framework for their plots, but it also suggests ways that characters may be transformed during their adventures, and even posits some of the ultimate meanings characters

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  • Sep 18, 2019 at 06:30 pm - 09:30 pm (Wed)
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