Online: Zoom

Mythic Story Structures Series: Soul Triptychs

$65.00
Members
$75.00
Non-members
Friday, June 17th, from 10:30am-1:30pm (EST).
Online: Zoom
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Level: For Everyone
Adult (18+)
12 seats max

Do you know which characters in your story are the Heart, Mind, or Body? What about Id, Ego, and Superego? In this seminar, we’ll learn about how to effectively wield soul triptychs by investigating the symbolic potential of groups of characters and how they inform the central journey of our main characters. Soul triptychs are an especially important layer of symbolism for stories with large casts of characters. We’ll add in Spirit, Innocence, Doppelgangers, and Shadow Selves as we round out our understanding of how characters interact with each other to tell a complex story about the internal journey of the central character. We’ll practice identifying triptychs in film and tv, and then we’ll fill out worksheets where you can write about how your own characters fulfill these triptychs in your stories. 



Class Format

This class will take place using Zoom videoconferencing. About 15 minutes before your class is scheduled to begin, you'll receive an email from your instructor with a link to join the class meeting!



Scholarship Information

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Instructor

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Marcella Haddad
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Elements

  • Craft Lessons
  • In-Class Writing
  • Lecture
  • Class Discussion

Genre

  • The Novel
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  • Nonfiction

Commitment Level

Medium

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