Last episode I had a major oopsie. Almost finished recording three tools (imagery / archetype / allusion) for our Enhancement Writer’s Toolbox, and I realized the recording had approached 40 minutes. Quelle surprise!
Now I stumble over words and pause and take long breaths, but I know—know—that I wouldn’t have enough errors to lose 20 minutes. I can accept reaching 25 minutes. We’ve had a ½ hour episode, part 1 of Symbols (the numbers). But multiple ½ hour and more episodes? No. NO. That defeats The Write Focus’s stated length: time for a quick commute, brisk walk, or fast meal-prep.
The plan to cover imagery, archetype, and allusion in one episode was because all three contain a wealth of information in one word or phrase (a Herculean task).
Therefore, rather than run 40 minutes, I broke that planned episode into two.
- Imagery last week
- Archetype and Allusion this week
- Finishing the Interpretive Realm with Allegory next week
- 1:45 Archetype
- 4:26 Shapes and Colors and Situations
- 5:38 Allusions
- 9:00 In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet
- 11:40 Classical Mythology common allusions
- 12:09 Old and New Testament common allusions
- 12:52 Bordon Deal’s “Antaeus”
- 15:46 Next Week
- 16:08Inspiration / Natalia Ginzberg
Emily Dickinson ~ both versions of “I Never Saw a Moor” https://allpoetry.com/I-Never-Saw-a-Moor
e.e. cummings ~ “i carry your heart” https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poems/49493/i-carry-your-heart-with-mei-carry-it-in
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