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.motif usage

So im guessing that Motifs' also can be used in other forms of literature or writing, like a catch-phrase being said at the end of every other stanza in poetry?

Posted by Anonymous on Thu, 10/11/2012 - 19:08
Saying a catch phrase at the

Saying a catch phrase at the end of a stanza is more repetition than a motif.

Posted by Anonymous on Wed, 11/06/2013 - 20:41
Motif V.s. Archetype?

Whats the difference?

Posted by Anonymous on Mon, 05/14/2012 - 13:30
Motif v.s. Archetype

A Motif is a common trend in a text (as in within that text it comes up often), while an Archetype is a common idea over multiple texts, also and archetype is a very over-used idea, but it can be used to help readers relate to characters in a story.

Posted by Anonymous on Fri, 09/05/2014 - 00:12

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