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The Seven Basic Plots by Christopher Booker
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Jul 16, 2010

really liked it
bookshelves: non-fiction

I'm just re-reading parts of this. It takes the Jungian archetypes as a basis for categorising stories into seven basic types. It does seem to work, but then if you strip things down far enough then you find that all stories are about LIFE. Well, yes.

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