"To do that the place you have to start is finding the core of why is this cool, why it matters, why should you care. You have to find those hooks within the foundations of what you're actually looking at, find those things the audience can connect with, and bring those out. You make those clear and get them on board, and from there you can build out wherever complex or crazy place you want to go, be it evolutionary biology or: "
"With Doran's, Olivier's, Zeffirelli's, and Branagh's Hamlets in mind, we will begin to discuss both how film adaptation is like textual editing and how editing Hamlet is linked to specific interpretive issues, mostly regarding characters, and how the play's own questioning of inwardness puts our assumptions about character and performance. Directors of film or stage production in turn may edit the text into a script."
What is textual editing?
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.