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#narrative

Read through the most famous quotes by topic #narrative




We construct a narrative for ourselves, and that's the thread that we follow from one day to the next. People who disintegrate as personalities are the ones who lose that thread.


Paul Auster


#day #follow #lose #narrative #next

I wanted to hold onto and exploit the power of narrative. This is not only a book about a great storyteller, but there have to be stories about the storyteller.


Stephen Greenblatt


#book #exploit #great #hold #i

The book is not really the container for the book. The book itself is the narrative. It's the thing that people create.


Jeff Bezos


#container #create #itself #narrative #people

Director Gary Ross has created an adaptation that is faithful in both narrative and theme, but he's also brought a rich and powerful vision of Panem, its brutality and excesses, to the film as well. His world building's fantastic, whether it be the Seam or the Capitol.


Suzanne Collins


#also #both #brought #brutality #building

The purpose of narrative is to present us with complexity and ambiguity.


Scott Turow


#complexity #narrative #present #purpose #us

There is no longer any such thing as fiction or nonfiction; there's only narrative.


E. L. Doctorow


#fiction #longer #narrative #nonfiction #only

Any long work in which poetry is persistent, be it epic or drama or narrative, is really a succession of separate poetic experiences governed into a related whole by an energy distinct from that which evoked them.


John Drinkwater


#distinct #drama #energy #epic #experiences

Somebody must be up and somebody must be down. Trouble is, campaigns are messy, subtle creatures that don't follow convenient narratives.


Ron Fournier


#convenient #creatures #down #follow #messy

What I want is to respond to the challenge posed by the mass media - to permit the novel to say what can only be said by narrative - to allow it to be itself.


Carlos Fuentes


#challenge #i #itself #mass #mass media

I'd have been a filmmaker or a cartoonist or something else which extended from the visual arts into the making of narratives if I hadn't been able to shift into fiction.


Jonathan Lethem


#arts #been #cartoonist #else #extended






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