There are several neat visualizations showing the outlines of the most popular stories in the world.
I thought I’d bring some of them together here.
You can find related links at The Best Digital Storytelling Resources.
Here’s what I have so far:
I have to begin with this popular video:
How to tell a great story, visualized is from TED Talks.
The 7 universal story plots that still entrance audiences is from Sparkol.
The Six Main Arcs in Storytelling, as Identified by an A.I. is from The Atlantic.
The 6 Emotional Arcs of Storytelling, Why You Should Use Them, and Which One is Best is from No Film School.
The Shapes of Stories is from The University of Vermont.
Every story can be positioned into, one of seven, basic meta-plots. This is according to journalist and author Christopher Booker of the @Telegraph Are you trying to tell a story at work or in your home life…are you Cinderella or Beowulf? Which basic plot suits YOUR narrative? pic.twitter.com/qQUfHosvHq
— Cogni+ive (@wearecognitive) December 19, 2017
7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic) is from Entrepreneur.