Shapes of Stories by Kurt Vonnegut — a Discussion

Stories come in all different shapes and sizes. But according to American novelist Kurt Vonnegut, most fall into 1 of 6 common story arcs. We will be looking at Vonnegut’s whimsical analysis of Cinderella, Metamorphosis, and Hamlet through this lens. Zach & Steve will be Relating these observations about shapes of stories to the Hero’s Journey, and you are welcome to apply it to your favorite stories as well.

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