"Classical design is not a Western view of life. For thousands of years, from the Levant to Java to Japan, the storytellers of Asia have framed their works within the Archplot. . . . The Archplot is neither ancient nor modern, Western nor Eastern; it is human."
- Robert McKee Story: Substance, Structure, Style, and the Principals of Screenwriting. ReganBooks: New York, 1997. pg 62