📎 Every story in the world has one of these six basic plots

Using sentiment analysis —a statistical technique often applied to social media posts— the University of Vermont’s Computational Story Lab has mined over 1,700 English novels to reveal six basic story types: 1. Rags to riches — Rise 2. Riches to rags — Fall 3. Icarus – Rise, fall 4. Oedipus — Fall, rise, fall 5. Cinderella — Rise, fall, rise 6. Man in a hole — Fall, rise

Carles Bellver Torlà @carlesbellver