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Category Archives: Narrative Science
This is the first in a series of articles I’ll be writing about a whole different way of looking at the Dramatica theory – in terms of dynamics, rather than structure. In fact, the dynamic model is a counterpart, not … Continue reading
Here is an early article about a new aspect of narrative science I was developing. It is based on a previous concept from our Dramatica theory of narrative structure called the Storymind. The Story Mind asserts that every story has … Continue reading
American student released from DPRK (North Korea) – What’s the narrative? Salient narrative facts: 1. The student is in a coma since March due to botulism, according to DPRK sources. 2. The DPRK has launched 16 missiles in the last … Continue reading
In an earlier post I described how the term “narrative space” refers to the breadth and depth of the subject matter from which you will develop a story. Like a cloud, the subject matter is just the raw material – … Continue reading
In the early 1990s we developed a new theory of narrative called Dramatica. Since it touched on the psychology of story structure, we believed that it might also be applied to the psychologies of real people as well as fictional … Continue reading
Here’s a little essay on how narrative can determine whether a group, culture, or society will hang together or fall apart… When you see a society as a group mind, you can see that it must have an identity, just as … Continue reading
Application of Dramatica Narrative Theory and Technology to Analysis of Multi-Source Intelligence Data & Prediction of Target Group Activities
Here’s a little “white paper” I tooled together for the government when we were working for the CIA, NSA, NRO and the Joint Chiefs of Staff a few years ago, using narrative modeling to map the motivations of terrorists and … Continue reading
By Melanie Anne Phillips Narrative is not an artificial construct imposed upon fiction, but a model of the way we organize information in our efforts to extract meaning and project likely scenarios. More and more corporations organizations, and government entities … Continue reading
By Melanie Anne Phillips Narratives are constantly at work in the real world, in business, social movements, and politics. A good example of this is in the nomination and ultimate selection of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, as follows: There … Continue reading
By Melanie Anne Phillips Narrative works in the real world as accurately and efficiently as it does in fiction. Not surprising since fictional narrative is nothing more than our attempt to refine and understand how people are driven and how they … Continue reading