Corpus ID: 15164319

The Secrets of STORYTELLING Our love for telling tales reveals the workings of the mind

@inproceedings{Hsu2011TheSO,
  title={The Secrets of STORYTELLING Our love for telling tales reveals the workings of the mind},
  author={Jeremy Hsu},
  year={2011}
}
  • Jeremy Hsu
  • Published 2011
  • When Brad Pitt tells Eric Bana in the 2004 film Troy that "there are no pacts between lions and men," he is not reciting a clever line from the pen of a Hollywood screenwriter. He is speaking Achilles' words in English as Homer wrote them in Greek more than 2,000 years ago in the Iliad. The tale of the Trojan War has captivated generations of audiences while evolving from its origins as an oral epic to written versions and, finally, to several film adaptations. The power of this story to… CONTINUE READING

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