The Actantial model

Via “Greimas – Actantial model“: “The actantial model, developed by A.J. Greimas, allows us to break an action down into six facets, or actants … In the actantial model, an action may be broken down into six components, called actants. Actantial analysis consists of assigning each element of the action being described to the various… Continue reading The Actantial model

“Ride the snake. He’s old. And his skin is cold.”

Via – Startling Discovery: The First Human Ritual: A startling discovery of 70,000-year-old artifacts and a python’s head carved of stone appears to represent the first known human rituals. Maybe you have to be there, but the image is about as snake-like as the face on Mars is a face. However, this place of… Continue reading “Ride the snake. He’s old. And his skin is cold.”