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The Fairytale and Plot Structure

  • Terence Patrick Murphy

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  14. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

This book offers a detailed exploration of the plot genotype, the functional structure behind the plots of classical fairy tales. By understanding how plot genotypes are used, the reader or creative writer will obtain a much better understanding of many other types of fiction, including short stories, dramatic texts and Hollywood screenplays.

Keywords

Aristotle character action fairy tale Joseph Campbell Hollywood screenplay narratology poetics plot function Vladimir Propp Russian Formalism stylistics drama fiction structure

Authors and affiliations

  • Terence Patrick Murphy
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  1. 1.Yonsei UniversitySouth Korea

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