New Research Indicates Fairy Tales Are Much Older Than Previously Thought – Collective Evolution. We're creating a positive news network.
We need your help. When you think of fairy tales, you might think of being tucked into bed by your parents and whisked away to another world as they recited a story so mesmerizing you could hear it a hundred times over. Many of your favourite fairy tales have gained so much popularity around the world that they have taken on one form or another in multiple societies. But did you ever think about where they originated from? Modern linguists and anthropologists have pinpointed the origin of most fairy tales to the time they were first written down, making them several hundred years old.
In their paper, published in Royal Society Open Science, Sara Graça da Silva, who is a social scientist/folklorist with New University of Lisbon, and Jamshid Tehrani, who is an anthropologist with Durham University, note how their phylogenetic analysis was conducted to cause them to believe at least one fairy tale stems back to the Bronze Age. Image Source. Biology of Story.
Storytelling in Art. Transmedia. The Six Main Stories, As Identified by a Computer. “My prettiest contribution to my culture,” the writer Kurt Vonnegut mused in his 1981 autobiography Palm Sunday, “was a master’s thesis in anthropology which was rejected by the University of Chicago a long time ago.”
By then, he said, the thesis had long since vanished. (“It was rejected because it was so simple and looked like too much fun,” Vonnegut explained.) But he continued to carry the idea with him for many years after that, and spoke publicly about it more than once. It was, essentially, this: “There is no reason why the simple shapes of stories can’t be fed into computers. They are beautiful shapes.” That explanation comes from a lecture he gave, and which you can still watch on YouTube, that involves Vonnegut mapping the narrative arc of popular storylines along a simple graph. The most interesting shape to him, it turned out, was the one that reflected the tale of Cinderella, of all stories. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. First, the researchers had to find a workable dataset. Videokurs - Berättande bildspel. Mikael Björk Fånga din publik Du älskar att fotografera och vill gärna dela med dig av dina bilder till andra.
Men dina bildspel väcker inte alltid den entusiasm som du hoppas på. Mushishi's Art of Storytelling - Anime Analysis. Writing for Visual Thinkers: Narrative Structures. THE HISTORY OF ANCIENT STORYTELLING documentary history entertainment art 1. Storymaps. Periodic Table of Storytelling. Saving Humanity from the Machine: How Storytelling Will Keep Us Human. By Autumn ThatcherGuest Blog PostAutumn’s Blog The digital age has brought with it exciting transformation, but with that change comes an eerie foreshadowing of a future where human beings are dismissed and overlooked for the less expensive and faster-producing artificial intelligent counterparts that are being introduced in the workforce.
The idea of human beings competing with robots sounds like something right out of a science fiction novel, but in the 21st century, these Sci-Fi fantasies are becoming a terrifying reality for those who are being pushed out of their jobs by artificial intelligence. Enthusiasts of robotic employees tout more accurate data, quicker production, and an ability to create in a way that human beings could only dream of. In 2012, Wired magazine featured an article by Steven Levy titled “Can an Algorithm Write a Better News Story Than a Human Reporter?” Reaction to the human experience is found in the student project discussed in Hanno H.
Works Cited. Plutchik's Color Wheel Of Emotion. Invisible Ink: A Practical Guide to Building Stories that Resonate: Brian McDonald: 9780984178629: Amazon.com. Wall-E and Toy Story Screenwriter Reveals the Clues to a Great Story. Warning: this video contains strong language Last week we posted Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling, a list of 22 golden tips first tweeted by Pixar Story Artist Emma Coats.The article received a tremendous response and since then a number of people have mentioned to us this TED talk by Andrew Stanton.
Stanton was the writer for all three Toy Story movies, as well as being the writer/director for Wall-E, Finding Nemo and John Carter. In this captivating lecture Stanton talks about the early days of Pixar, storytelling without dialogue, and capturing a truth from your experiencing it. Stanton also describes being taken at age five to see the Disney’s animated classic Bambi. Of this experience he says:that’s what I think the magic ingredient is, the secret sauce, is can you invoke wonder. Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling. These rules were originally tweeted by Emma Coats, Pixar’s Story Artist.
Number 9 on the list – When you’re stuck, make a list of what wouldn’t happen next – is a great one and can apply to writers in all genres. You admire a character for trying more than for their successes.You gotta keep in mind what’s interesting to you as an audience, not what’s fun to do as a writer. They can be very different.Trying for theme is important, but you won’t see what the story is actually about til you’re at the end of it. How to tell a great story, visualized. A good story can make a campfire that much eerier.
A good story can flip a conversation at a party from completely awkward to wonderful. Andrew Stanton: The clues to a great storyA good story can glue your nose to a book. And, on screen, a good story can rivet generation after generation. So, uh, how do you tell one? Andrew Stanton, the Pixar writer and director behind both Toy Story and WALL-E, has many ideas, and he shared his expertise in his TED Talk, The clues to a great story. (See also the first infographic in this series, illustrating David Blaine’s experiment to hold his breath for an astonishing 17 minutes. Andrew Stanton: The clues to a great story.