1) The "plot" of a story.... A series of events.... Normally characterized by "intro", "buildup", "climax", and "conclusion", or whatever other arbitrary label one might fancy to attribute to a section of a piece of literatute....(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

2) Mathematically, the "plot" of a story is a series of points in some (albeit somewhat strange) space where concepts like love, violence, disgruntleness, etc... are quantified.

3) The difference between two chronologically adjacent points, or as physicist are wont to say: "the derivative with respect to time (though with respect to page might be better)", would represent an underlying theme of the story....

4) Any one want to analyze a story in this fashion and post the analysis? I'd like to find a good story, and see how different our analyses are ..... Perhaps different results could be mapped to each other via some change of reference/basis?

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# Mathematical Analysis of Literature

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