Thursday, December 2, 2010

When Failure Becomes a Good Thing

Awesome analysis of "How to Train your Dragon" at

Not every story needs to work out for the best. In fact, one could argue that greater truth can be found in stories that closer approximate the bittersweet moments in life.

In How To Train Your Dragon, things don’t quite work out the way Hiccup had intended. While smiles abound and the music swells, there still seems to be a sense of loss. The reason why this is goes far beyond the obvious physical changes: something quite meaningful has transpired.

Head over there and read the rest.


Joey said...

thank you JD!

Mahesh said...

Awesome article ...

Its just hard to see Hiccup as Antagonist ..

Coolest thing about him ,is that he is just a normal ordinary guy ...

In article

is cool ...:)

Here is my How to train Your Dragon story Analysis , i would love to share ..

Case Study : How to Train your Dragon : Story Structure … structure/

Case Study : How to Train Your Dragon : Character Relationships … tionships/

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