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10 Novels That Trick Your Mind

Our brains don’t much like the distinction between fact and faction. The more vivid the descriptions in a novel and life-like the characters, the more our brains treat these interactions as real. But some go beyond good writing and use a variety of literary devices to take our immersion to another level. Old style adventure …

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The Hero With A Thousand Faces – A Book Review

The ideas of mythologist Joseph Campbell have had an impact far beyond the world of academia. They’ve been used as a template for stories, films and even therapies. But what are they and can we grasp them in a visual rather than literary way?