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Questions 416: Rhetorical Devices

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Ian asks: “Would studying rhetoric help with pacing and craft in fiction?”

Resources Mentioned:

Aristotle
The World’s Last Night: And Other Essays (CS Lewis)
Monsters and Critics and Other Essays (JRR Tolkien)
Shakespeare
John Milton
Edward Allen Poe
Raymond Chandler
Hume: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding. A Treatise of Human Nature, Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion
The Portable Nietzsche
Book of Proverbs
John Steinbeck
John D McDonald
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
William Blake
Percy Blythe Shelley
Mary Shelley
Lord Byron
Mary Wollstonecraft
Essays of EB White
Mark Twain Collected Tales, Sketches, Speeches and Essays
Cicero
Speeches That Changed The World
Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Feedback Episode: Construction, Conflict, and Myth

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Today, we have feedback (and recommendations!) on recent episodes from listeners Chris and Vega.

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Resources Mentioned

The Morphology of the Folktale

Questions 398: Concise Mythopoetics

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Ian asks:  “I’m enjoying a previously mentioned resource for mythopoetics, but find it a bit rambling. Are there other, more concise sources on the topic?”

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Resources Mentioned

The Golden Bough
Mircea Elliade
Tryggve Mettinger
Creative Mythology
Hero With a Thousand Faces

Feedback! Taking Notes and Joseph Campbell

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Today we have listener tips, and comments on Joseph Campbell’s legacy.

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Resources Mentioned:
Hero With A Thousand Faces
Masks of God
The Golden Bough
Rites and Symbols of Initiation: The Mysteries of Birth and Rebirth
The Hero’s Journey