Familiar, but Not the Same

Long works of fiction need something familiar to make audiences feel comfortable, but also need to change it up to make the story stay fresh

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Stars Hollow, right from the very first episode, is known for having kooky festivals and town events. In the pilot, Rory and Lane complain about the town hayride. Rory’s attitude toward…




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Gina Denny

Gina Denny

B.S. Business/Human Resources M.S. in Child Development/Education. Associate editor for Touchpoint Press. Erstwhile classroom music teacher. Homeschooler.

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