Tag Archive: House of Cards

Apr 08

 Battle Cry of An Anti-Hero

A new protagonist, wedged between hero and villain, is America’s favorite son – the anti-hero. Bad attitude, morally challenged and dark disposition replaces the patriotic, courageous and life-sacrificing hero. The anti-hero is usually male, might be the lesser of two evils and happens to be fighting for the right side – but for all the …

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Feb 08

Chutes and Ladders—Plotting for ages 3-100

Games teach the mechanics of plot. A player begins Chutes and Ladders on a path with some ladders up and some chutes down. The sequence of action and consequence is plot, pure and simple. Same Game Different Century The Milton Bradley game comes from an ancient Indian game called Snakes and Ladders. In Moksha Patam, …

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