24 September 2011

Curator: There & Back Again

Here is a selection from my latest Curator article:

We humans make sense of our lives by shaping them into narratives. Childhood is the exposition; romances, tragedies, and accomplishments soar up the slope of conflict to peak at the crisis of marriage, death, divorce, a degree, promotion, or publication. We organize little experiences like short stories: beginning, middle, end. Maybe this is why fiction is addictive: each new beach novel or young adult fantasy offers another compelling visualization of that neat arc. Maybe my life will make sense if it matches the triangulation of a fairy tale, novel, or epic.

You can read the whole article here. Your thoughts are welcome.


1 comment:

Истина said...

Thank you for writing this- on so many levels.