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there are many ways to tell a story and in simplest terms a stories of sequence of events or narrative which unfolds through time it begin happen and again but some stories no matter how they're told have special quality you've probably felt this some stories grab you emotionally engage your mind and pull you in now let's hear from our artist what stories pulled them in stop motion specials on at Christmas and I remember seeing Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer for the first time and I knew the song that's one thing but then to see it Illustrated and play out in the city the island of lost toys how all these things work not what people expected or not of the norm and I remember being very very effective affected by the injustice and that really touched me as a kid in the case of Little Mermaid I remember it was the first animated movie I had ever seen that took me somewhere else and I remember just like being so transfixed with the idea of going under the ocean and swimming and living a whole kind of other life a movie I saw called the killing field it was a war movie and there's this whole section of this movie where the protagonist has to escape from bad guys and it goes silent for like 30 minutes it felt like 20-30 minutes and it's just so arresting to see this character trying to survive that I was just riveted and when he finally finds his friend at the end like I just remember yeah like breaking down it was felt incredibly emotional The Lion King and I remember I was five years old and watching Mufasa fall to his death and I was so traumatized that I had to leave the theater it hadn't hit me before but when I saw Simba nudging the fauces body and he wasn't moving and since I was telling him to to wake up but he sadly wasn't waking up and he just lay there that like stayed with me for a really long time it probably ties me a little bit but I think like I I grew a little bit after watching it too imagine your castaway on an island you can pick three of your favorite movies to bring with you what would they be in the next exercise you'll have a chance to think about what you would bring and why these particular stories made such an impression on you you'll reference these three stories in the exercises throughout the next six lessons so take the time to find your favorites