The Essence of Story

On Saturday our ‘Buddhist Psycho’ cappucino club meets, starting a discussion on The Little Prince, the world’s sixth best selling book ever.

It’s a great little book, and a spiritual classic. The author takes us on a tour of the personality from the perspective of spirituality, looking at the ego, pride, and the folly of religion – all through the simple and fantastical analogies of a pilot trapped in a desert, and a little alien prince.

Faerie story follows patterns of metaphor (compared to Shakespearean plot development style of story)

To get you in the mood for Saturday, here is a technical breakdown of ‘story’ from the always excellent GraphJam







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One Response to The Essence of Story

  1. leeonair says:

    Campbell’s monomyth?

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