One of the last sections is “The Functioning of Myth” and Campbell goes into great deal to extrapolate the introductory section. “The ends for which men strive in the world,” writes Campbell, “are three– no more, no less; namely: love and pleasure (kāma), power and success (artha: pronounced ‘art-ha’), and lawful order and moral virtue (dharma) (p 464).
King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard My rating: 4 of 5 stars King Solomon‘s Mines (1885) by Sir Henry Rider Haggard, a great adventure writer of his time, especially […]
‘When she squinted down at me the tiny lines around her eyes deepened. “There’s some folks who don’t eat like us,” she whispered fiercely, “but you ain’t called on to contradict ’em at the table when they don’t. That boy’s yo’ comp’ny and if he wants to eat up the table cloth you let him, you hear?’ ” (pg 27)
20 Master Plots: And How to Build Them by Ronald B. Tobias My rating: 5 of 5 stars 20 Master Plots and How to Build Them (1993) by Ronald B. […]