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The Seven Stories Theory

The seven stories theory states there are only seven true stories

The seven stories theory is a product of Christopher Booker’s lengthy 2004 book, “The Seven Basic Plots: Why We Tell Stories.” Its premise, based largely on Jungian psychology, is that all stories have one or more of only seven plots. These are tragedy, overcoming the monster, comedy, voyage and return, the quest, rags to riches, [...]

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