Broken Metaphors

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Stories are about repairing what is broken. Often, some broken tangible will act as a metaphor for what is broken and it's gradual repair will signify that all is being set right.

In In The Heat of the Night (1967), Gillespie's gate and air conditioning is broken.

In The King's Speech (2010), the toy aircraft is broken,

The Hero's Journey and Transformation through a New World/State is the template upon which the vast majority of successful stories and Hollywood blockbusters are based upon. Learn about this at

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