Vonnegut’s Take on the Shape of Stories, Then and Now

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Kurt Vonnegut’s (rejected) master’s thesis in Anthropology looked at the structure of stories told in different cultures, a topic he lectured on frequently.

Here’s an illustrated transcript of a Vonnegut lecture in which he discusses the G-I Axis (Good Fortune – Ill Fortune) and here’s Vonnegut in action via youtube.

Infographic by Maya Eilam.

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