Storytelling Is Important In Society And This Is Why
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Storytelling Is Important In Society And This Is Why

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Storytelling Is Important In Society And This Is Why

I think what made me think differently about stories was that a chronological sequence is not a story. It may seem like some stories happen that way, but in reality, there is a spark that goes off in most stories that make unique things happen at different times. In the PowerPoint, it was also known that you should want to make the viewer feel involved as well, no matter what happens in the story. I think that aspect gets forgotten about at times.

I feel like some stories break some of the principles. You have the chronicles of the lion, the witch, and the wardrobe. While the story does take you somewhere and engage you somewhere in it, there is the expectation that the story will include the lion, the Witch, and the wardrobe. Which isn't true, because the wardrobe comes first and then the rest of the elements follow. But the title may have not mattered at the time before it became a film.

Most that I have consumed include some of these elements. For example, the show Virgin River on Netflix has the set up in the town of Virgin River with the characters along with the confrontation that involves Mel with the outsiders of the town (bad guys). At the moment it gets resolved but then there were some loose ties that I could see being an issue if there were to be a 2nd season. But there are plenty of flashbacks the show that relates back to the setup and has answers to some of the resolutions.

I personally don't listen to storytelling podcasts in the same sense as others might because I like to listen to reality tv types and motivational podcasts when I get the chance to listen to them. But I have heard of Crime Junkie podcast and have listened to an episode actually. I remember that there was a structure to it because they are telling the story of a crime that happened but they themselves have to set up the scene again for the listeners so that they know what happened. They then are interactive and seem to keep everyone on their toes with their feedback on the cases, which brings the engagement aspect back in.

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