A Key Element of Storytelling
From the epic of Gilgamesh to the Iliad by Homer, we humans have been storytellers for thousands of years. Stories help us find meaning and make sense of our world. These stories can then be spread to share that understanding with others.
Storytelling is central to the human experience.
How do you tell a good story?
A key element in a good story is the degree to which an audience identifies with a story’s character.
In Scott McCloud’s, Understanding Comics, he explains how visuals can be used to help characters become more relatable to the audience: