In fiction, as in a cemetery, there's a limited number of plots. We just aren't sure how many. Carlos Gozzi, a 18th-century Italian playwright, thought there were 36 dramatic situations, but ever since then, the number has been going down, cratering with Christopher Booker's popular 2004 The Seven Basic Plot Structures.
Dear Daniel— - As of this moment I am sitting in a coffeeshop surrounded by books and artisanal things— The barista called me that poet isn’t that nice ...
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