Hmm, I didn’t quite get as far as I wanted… [JUMP TO P5 SKETCH]

I chose to focus on the The Little Prince. A particular feature of the story that I remember is how during his journey, the little prince goes out to explore other tiny asteroids (worlds) and finds that each are inhabited by a professional adult. In doing so he is exposed to adulthood and he doesn’t take well to it.

In the original story, he encounters:

I thought this might be a fun place to generate some additional storylines.

Breaking down the plot

In essence, The Little Prince fits the “hero’s journey” archetype.

If we break down the plot around the journey we can summarize it as:

On top of all this, there are a lot of supplementary characters that add the the hero’s journey like the snake, fox, and narrator, but I won’t detail those here.

Goodnight, sweet prince.

On separating discourse…

Separating discourse from story is difficult. At the most, I’ve set it up to vary the order of events but goingg beyond that to manipulate things such as narrator voice and elements of style are difficult.