The Most Spiritual Hollywood Movie: Groundhog Day, 1993, starring Bill Murray

Groundhog Day:
Enthusing over this film. Spoilers.
-The Voice before the Void

“Have to see it again.”

The Most Spiritual Hollywood Movie: Groundhog Day, 1993, starring Bill Murray

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“One-line joke,” “Gregueria,” and “Paraprosdokian” from Wikipedia

April Fools’ Day Special:
Humor from more than just dead white men: some of them are still alive.
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“One-line joke”

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A one-liner is a joke that is delivered in a single line. A good one-liner is said to be pithy. Continue reading

“Conflict (narrative)” from Wikipedia

Conflict — the foundation of all narrative — is classically divided into three categories: Man versus Man, Man versus Nature, and Man versus Self.
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“Conflict (narrative)”

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In literature, conflict is an inherent incompatibility between the objectives of two or more characters or forces. Conflict creates tension and interest in a story by adding doubt as to the outcome. A narrative is not limited to a single conflict. While conflicts may not always resolve in narrative, the resolution of a conflict creates closure, which may or may not occur at a story’s end.

the death of Arthur and Mordred, Traitor, now is thy death day come, from The Boy's King Arthur- Sir Thomas Malory's History Edited for Boys by Sidney Lanier, 1922Conflict in narrative comes in many forms. “Man versus man”, such as is depicted here in the battle between King Arthur and Mordred, is particularly common in traditional literature, fairy tales and myths. Continue reading