Thursday, July 16, 2015

Aristotle on Storytelling

"[storytelling is] an animation of an action that is serious, complete and of a certain magnitude; in language embellished with each kind of artistic ornament, the several kinds being found in separate parts of the play; in the form of action not of narrative; through pity and fear effecting the proper purgation of these emotions." ~ Aristotle in Poetics

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