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Arjun Adamson

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What is great storytelling?

What great TED talks demonstrate are a refined art in storytelling. But what does that really mean? How you define storytelling? What are the components of it, what are the principles, and what are the implications?


My perspective, (that I'm hoping you will build on, or contest)
Great storytelling is ultimately about capturing elegant context to the complexity and nuances of life.

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    Oct 10 2011: Well, I too would like to know what "a refined art in storytelling" means. From experience, if you really want to talk about storytelling, you'll have to omit fluff. So, what did you mean there?
    Regards,

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