Propp's Morphology of the Folk Tale as a Grammar for Generation

@inproceedings{Gervs2013ProppsMO,
  title={Propp's Morphology of the Folk Tale as a Grammar for Generation},
  author={Pablo Gerv{\'a}s},
  booktitle={CMN},
  year={2013}
}
The semi-formal analysis of Russian folk tales carried out by Vladimir Propp has often been used as theoretical background for the automated generation of stories. Its rigour and its exhaustive description of the constituent elements of Russian folk tales, and the enumeration of the patterns they follow, have acted as inspiration for several story generation systems, both sequential and interactive. Yet most of these efforts have attempted to generalize Propp’s account to types of stories… CONTINUE READING