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Chapter 3 Blog Posted on 2017-03-03 by Tatum L. Langley

This week I learned all about the mythos of characters and filmmaking. I learned about Joseph Campbell who became a great scholar in comparitive mythology during the great depression after he visited a museum and learned about Native American culture. Campbell spent a majority of his days during the great depression reading and learning. I also learned about what makes a storyteller a good one. A good story teller needs to know the history behind their mythos and study every aspect of it. For instance, someone is interested in making a horror movie, they must acquaint themselves with horror directors, read horror books..etc. It is also important, as a storyteller, to be understanding of those who came before you. It is better to have a light to guide you than to go rogue, "they stand on the shoulder of giants and know the names of the giants that support them". Rogue storytellers usually don't turn out too well. 

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This week I learned all about the mythos of characters and filmmaking. I learned about Joseph Campbell who became a great scholar in comparitive mythology during the great depression after he visited a museum and learned about Native American culture... Read More >>