“Undertale and The Overstory: How Metamodernism is Changing Narratives” by John Tompkins

[An editor accosts a writer about an essay regarding the connections between Undertale, a video game and a novel The Overstory.] Q: Ok, this is silly. You’re seriously going to compare a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel with a video game? Do you: 1) Walk away because you’re pretty certain they’re not going to get it? 2) Pretend like it was a stupid idea and you were thinking out loud? 3) Tell them they have the wrong writer? 4) Go with it and hope they hear you out? “4” “Enter” A: I know. Stick with me though. These two works, I feel, … Continue reading “Undertale and The Overstory: How Metamodernism is Changing Narratives” by John Tompkins