The emotional arcs of stories are dominated by six basic shapes

06/24/2016
by   Andrew J. Reagan, et al.
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Advances in computing power, natural language processing, and digitization of text now make it possible to study a culture's evolution through its texts using a "big data" lens. Our ability to communicate relies in part upon a shared emotional experience, with stories often following distinct emotional trajectories and forming patterns that are meaningful to us. Here, by classifying the emotional arcs for a filtered subset of 1,327 stories from Project Gutenberg's fiction collection, we find a set of six core emotional arcs which form the essential building blocks of complex emotional trajectories. We strengthen our findings by separately applying Matrix decomposition, supervised learning, and unsupervised learning. For each of these six core emotional arcs, we examine the closest characteristic stories in publication today and find that particular emotional arcs enjoy greater success, as measured by downloads.

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I Introduction

The power of stories to transfer information and define our own existence has been shown time and again pratchett2003a ; campbell2008a ; gottschall2013a ; cave2013a ; dodds2013homo . We are fundamentally driven to find and tell stories, likened to Pan Narrans or Homo Narrativus. Stories are encoded in art, language, and even in the mathematics of physics: We use equations to represent both simple and complicated functions that describe our observations of the real world. In science, we formalize the ideas that best fit our experience with principles such as Occam’s Razor: The simplest story is the one we should trust. We tend to prefer stories that fit into the molds which are familiar, and reject narratives that do not align with our experience nickerson1998a .

We seek to better understand stories that are captured and shared in written form, a medium that since inception has radically changed how information flows gleick2011a

. Without evolved cues from tone, facial expression, or body language, written stories are forced to capture the entire transfer of experience on a page. An often integral part of a written story is the emotional experience that is evoked in the reader. Here, we use a simple, robust sentiment analysis tool to extract the reader-perceived emotional content of written stories as they unfold on the page.

We objectively test aspects of the theories of folkloristics propp1968morphology ; macdonal1982storytellers , specifically the commonality of core stories within societal boundaries cave2013a ; silva2016a . A major component of folkloristics is the study of society and culture through literary analysis. This is sometimes referred to as narratology, which at its core is “a series of events, real or fictional, presented to the reader or the listener” min2016a . In our present treatment, we consider the plot as the “backbone” of events that occur in a chronological sequence (more detail on previous theories of plot are in Appendix A). While the plot captures the mechanics of a narrative and the structure encodes their delivery, in the present work we examine the emotional arc that is invoked through the words used. The emotional arc of a story does not give us direct information about the plot or the intended meaning of the story, but rather exists as part of the whole narrative (e.g., an emotional arc showing a fall in sentiment throughout a story may arise from very different plot and structure combinations). This distinction between the emotional arc and the plot of a story is one point of misunderstanding in other work that has drawn criticism from the digital humanities community jockers2016novel . Through the identification of motifs dundes1997motif , narrative theories dolby2008literary allow us to analyze, interpret, describe, and compare stories across cultures and regions of the world uther2011a . We show that automated extraction of emotional arcs is not only possibly, but can test previous theories and provide new insights with the potential to quantify unobserved trends as the field transitions from data-scarce to data-rich kirschenbaum2007remaking ; moretti2013 .

The rejected master’s thesis of Kurt Vonnegut—which he personally considered his greatest contribution—defines the emotional arc of a story on the “Beginning–End” and “Ill Fortune–Great Fortune” axes vonnegut1981 . Vonnegut finds a remarkable similarity between Cinderella and the origin story of Christianity in the Old Testament (see Fig. S1 in Appendix B), leading us to search for all such groupings. In a recorded lecture available on YouTube vonnegut1995 , Vonnegut asserted:

“There is no reason why the simple shapes of stories can’t be fed into computers, they are beautiful shapes.”

For our analysis, we apply three independent tools: Matrix decomposition by Singular Value Decomposition (SVD), supervised learning by agglomerative (hierarchical) clustering with Ward’s method, and unsupervised learning by a Self Organizing Map (SOM, a type of neural network). Each tool encompasses different strengths: the SVD finds the underlying basis of all of the emotional arcs, the clustering classifies the emotional arcs into distinct groups, and the SOM generates arcs from noise which are similar to those in our corpus using a stochastic process. It is only by considering the results of each tool in support of each other that we are able to confirm our findings.

We proceed as follows. We first introduce our methods in Section II, we then discuss the combined results of each method in Section III, and we present our conclusions in Section IV. A graphical outline of the methodology and results can be found as Fig. S2 in Appendix B.

Ii Methods

ii.1 Emotional arc construction

To generate emotional arcs, we analyze the sentiment of 10,000 word windows, which we slide through the text (see Fig. 1). We rate the emotional content of each window using our Hedonometer with the labMT dataset, chosen for lexical coverage and its ability to generate meaningful word shift graphs, specifically using 10,000 words as a minimum necessary to generate meaningful sentiment scores reagan2016a ; ribeiro2016sentibench . We emphasize that dictionary-based methods for sentiment analysis usually perform worse than random on individual sentences reagan2016a ; ribeiro2016sentibench , and although this issue can be resolved by using a rolling average of sentences scores, it begets a basic misunderstanding of similar efforts jockers2016novel . In Fig. 2, we show the emotional arc of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the final book in the popular Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. While the plot of the book is nested and complicated, the emotional arc associated with each sub-narrative is clearly visible. We analyze the emotional arcs corresponding to complete books, and to limit the conflation of multiple core emotional arcs, we restrict our analysis to shorter books by selecting a maximum number of words when building our filter. Further details of the emotional arc construction can be found in Appendix C.

Figure 1: Schematic of how we compute emotional arcs. The indicated uniform length segments (gap between samples) taken from the text form the sample with fixed window size set at words. The segment length is thus for the length of the book in words, and the number of points in the time series. Sliding this fixed size window through the book, we generate sentiment scores with the Hedonometer, which comprise the emotional arc dodds2011a .
Figure 2: Annotated emotional arc of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, by J.K. Rowling, inspired by the illustration made by Medaris for The Why Files tenenbaum2015a . The entire seven book series can be classified as a “Kill the monster” plot booker2006a

, while the many sub plots and connections between them complicate the emotional arc of each individual book: this plot could not be readily inferred from the emotional arc alone. The emotional arc shown here, captures the major highs and lows of the story, and should be familiar to any reader well acquainted with Harry Potter. Our method does not pick up emotional moments discussed briefly, perhaps in one paragraph or sentence (e.g., the first kiss of Harry and Ginny). We provide interactive visualizations of all Project Gutenberg books at

http://hedonometer.org/books/v3/1/ and a selection of classic and popular books at http://hedonometer.org/books/v1/.

ii.2 Project Gutenberg Corpus

For a suitable corpus we draw on the open access Project Gutenberg data set gutenberg . We apply rough filters to the collection (roughly 50,000 books) in an attempt to obtain a set of books that represent English works of fiction. We start by selecting for only English books, with total words between 20,000 and 100,000, with more than 40 downloads from the Project Gutenberg website, and with Library of Congress Class corresponding to English fiction111The specific classes have labels PN, PR, PS, and PZ.. To ensure that the 40-download limit is not influencing the results here, we further test each method for 10, 20, 40, and 80 download thresholds, in each case confirming the 40 download findings to be qualitatively unchanged. Next, we remove books with any word in the title from a list of keywords (e.g., “poems” and “collection”, full list in Appendix C

). From within this set of books, we remove the front and back matter of each book using regular expression pattern matches that match on 98.9% of the books included. Two slices of the data for download count and the total word count are shown in Appendix 

C Fig. S4. We provide a list of the book ID’s which are included for download in the Online Appendices at http://compstorylab.org/share/papers/reagan2016b/, the books are listed in Table S1 in Appendix D, and we attempt to provide the Project Gutenberg ID when we mention a book by title herein. Given the Project Gutenberg ID , the raw ebook is available online from Project Gutenberg at http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/n, e.g., Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, has ID 11 and is available at http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/11. We also provide an online, interactive version of the emotional arc for each book indexed by the ID, e.g., Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is available at http://hedonometer.org/books/v3/11/.

ii.3 Principal Component Analysis (SVD)

We use the standard linear algebra technique Singular Value Decomposition (SVD) to find a decomposition of stories onto an orthogonal basis of emotional arcs. Starting with the sentiment time series for each book as row in the matrix , we apply the SVD to find

(1)

where

contains the projection of each sentiment time series onto each of the right singular vectors (rows of

, eigenvectors of

), which have singular values given along the diagonal of , with . Different intuitive interpretations of the matrices and are useful in the various domains in which the SVD is applied; here, we focus on right singular vectors as an orthonormal basis for the sentiment time series in the rows of , which we will refer to as the modes. We combine and into the single coefficient matrix for clarity and convenience, such that now represents the mode coefficients.

ii.4 Hierarchical Clustering

We use Ward’s method to generate a hierarchical clustering of stories, which proceeds by minimizing variance between clusters of books

ward1963hierarchical . We use the mean-centered books and the distance function

(2)

for indexing the window in books to generate the distance matrix.

ii.5 Self Organizing Map (SOM)

We implement a Self Organized Map (SOM), an unsupervised machine learning method (a type of neural network) to cluster emotional arcs

kohonen1990self . The SOM works by finding the most similar emotional arc in a random collection of arcs. We use an 8x8 SOM (for 64 nodes, roughly 5% of the number of books), connected on a square grid, training according to the original procedure (with winner take all, and scaling functions across both distance and magnitude). We take the neighborhood influence function at iteration as

(3)

for a node in the set of nodes , with distance function given above and total number of nodes . For results shown here we take . We implement the learning adaptation function at training iteration as , again with , a standard value for the training hyper-parameters.

Iii Results

We obtain a collection of 1,327 books that are mostly, but not all, fictional stories by using metadata from Project Gutenberg to construct a rough filter. We find broad support for the following six emotional arcs:

  • “Rags to riches” (rise).

  • “Tragedy”, or “Riches to rags” (fall).

  • “Man in a hole” (fall-rise).

  • “Icarus” (rise-fall).

  • “Cinderella” (rise-fall-rise).

  • “Oedipus” (fall-rise-fall).

Importantly, we obtain these same six emotional arcs from all possible arcs by observing them as the result of three methods: As modes from a matrix decomposition by SVD, as clusters in a hierarchical clustering using Ward’s algorithm, and as clusters using unsupervised machine learning. We examine each of the results in this section.

iii.1 Principal Component Analysis (SVD)

In Fig. 3 we show the leading 12 modes in both the weighted (dark) and un-weighted (lighter) representation. In total, the first 12 modes explain 80% and 94% of the variance from the mean centered and raw time series, respectively. The modes are from mean-centered emotional arcs, such that the first SVD mode need not extract the average from the labMT scores nor the positivity bias present in language dodds2015a . The coefficients for each mode within a single emotional arc are both positive and negative, so we need to consider both the modes and their negation. We can immediately recognize the familiar shapes of core emotional arcs in the first four modes, and compositions of these emotional arcs in modes 5 and 6. We observe “Rags to riches” (mode 1, positive), “Tragedy” or “Riches to rags” (mode 1, negative), Vonnegut’s “Man in a hole” (mode 2, positive), “Icarus” (mode 2, negative), “Cinderella” (mode 3, positive), “Oedipus” (mode 3, negative). We choose to include modes 7–12 only for completeness, as these high frequency modes have little contribution to variance and do not align with core emotional arc archetypes from other methods (more below).

Figure 3: Top 12 modes from the Singular Value Decomposition of 1,327 Project Gutenberg books. We show in a lighter color modes weighted by their corresponding singular value, where we have scaled the matrix such that the first entry is 1 for comparison (for reference, the largest singular value is 34.5). The mode coefficients normalized for each book are shown in the right panel accompanying each mode, in the range -1 to 1, with the “Tukey” box plot.

We emphasize that by definition of the SVD, the mode coefficients in can be either positive and negative, such that the modes themselves explain variance with both the positive and negative version. In the right panels of each mode in Fig. 3 we project the 1,327 stories onto each of first six modes and show the resulting coefficients. While none are far from 0 (as would be expected), mode 1 has a mean slightly above 0 and both modes 3 and 4 have means slightly below 0. To sort the books by their coefficient for each mode, we normalize the coefficients within each book in the rows of to sum to 1, accounting for books with higher total energy, and these are the coefficients shown in the right panels of each mode in Fig. 3. In Appendix E, we provide supporting, intuitive details of the SVD method, as well as example emotional arc reconstruction using the modes (see Figs. S5S7). As expected, less than 10 modes are enough to reconstruct the emotional arc to a degree of accuracy visible to the eye.

We show labeled examples of the emotional arcs closest to the top 6 modes in Figs. 4 and S8.

Figure 4: First 3 SVD modes and their negation with the closest stories to each. To locate the emotional arcs on the same scale as the modes, we show the modes directly from the rows of and weight the emotional arcs by the inverse of their coefficient in for the particular mode. The closest stories shown for each mode are those stories with emotional arcs which have the greatest coefficient in . In parentheses for each story is the Project Gutenberg ID and the number of downloads from the Project Gutenberg website, respectively. Links below each story point to an interactive visualization on http://hedonometer.org which enables detailed exploration of the emotional arc for the story.

We present both the positive and negative modes, and the stories closest to each by sorting on the coefficient for that mode. For the positive stories, we sort in ascending order, and vice versa. Mode 1, which encompasses both the “Rags to riches” and “Tragedy” emotional arcs, captures 30% of the variance of the entire space. We examine the closest stories to both sides of modes 1–3, and direct the reader to Fig. S8 for more details on the higher order modes. The two stories that have the most support from the “Rags to riches” mode are The Winter’s Tale (1539) and Oscar Wilde, Art and Morality: A Defence of “The Picture of Dorian Gray” (33689). Among the most categorical tragedies we find Lady Susan (946) and Warlord of Kor (17958). Number 8 in the sorted list of tragedies is perhaps the most famous tragedy: Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. Mode 2 is the “Man in a hole” emotional arc, and we find the stories which most closely follow this path to be The Magic of Oz (419) and Children of the Frost (10736). The negation of mode 2 most closely resembles the emotional arc of the “Icarus” narrative. For this emotional arc, the most characteristic stories are Shadowings (34215) and Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War (12384). Mode 3 is the “Cinderella” emotional arc, and includes Mystery of the Hasty Arrow (17763) and Through the Magic Dorr (5317). The negation of Mode 3, which we refer to as “Oedipus”, is found most characteristically in This World is Taboo (18172), Old Indian Days (339), and The Evil Guest (10377). We also note that the spread of the stories from their core mode increases strongly for the higher modes.

iii.2 Hierarchical Clustering

We show a dendrogram of the 60 clusters with highest linkage cost in Fig. 5. The average silhouette coefficient is shown on the bottom of Fig. 5, and the distributions of silhouette values within each cluster (see Figs. S17S18) can be used to analyze the appropriate number of clusters rousseeuw1987silhouettes . A characteristic book from each cluster is shown on the leaf nodes by sorting the books within each cluster by the total distance to other books in the cluster (e.g., considering each intra-cluster collection as a fully connected weighted network, we take the most central node), and in parenthesis the number of books in that cluster. In other words, we label each cluster by considering the network centrality of the fully connected cluster with edges weighted by the distance between stories. By cutting the dendrogram in Fig. 5 at various linkage costs we are able to extract clusters of the desired granularity. For the cuts labeled C2, C4, and C8, we show these clusters in Figs. S9S11, and S15. We find the first four of our final six arcs appearing among the eight most different clusters (Fig. S15).

Figure 5: Dendrogram from the hierarchical clustering procedure using Ward’s minimum variance method. For each cluster, a selection of the 20 most central books to a fully-connected network of books are shown along with the average of the emotional arc for all books in the cluster, along with the cluster ID and number of books in each cluster (shown in parenthesis). The cluster ID is given by numbering the clusters in order of linkage starting at 0, with each individual book representing a cluster of size 1 such that the final cluster (all books) has the ID for the books. At the bottom, we show the average Silhouette value for all books, with higher value representing a more appropriate number of clusters. For each of the 60 leaf nodes (right side) we show the number of books within the cluster and the most central book to that cluster’s book network.

The clustering method groups stories with a “Man in a hole” emotional arc for a range of different variances, separate from the other arcs, in total these clusters (Panel A, E, and I of Fig. S16) account for 30% of the Gutenberg corpus. The remainder of the stories have emotional arcs that are clustered among the “Tragedy” arc (32%), “Rags to riches” arc (5%), and the “Oedipus” arc (31%). A more detailed analysis of the results from hierarchical clustering can be found in Appendix F, and this result generally agrees with other attempts that use only hierarchical clustering jockers2016novel .

iii.3 Self Organizing Map (SOM)

Finally, we apply Kohonen’s Self-Organizing Map (SOM) and find core arcs from unsupervised machine learning on the emotional arcs. On the two dimensional component plane, the prescribed network topology, we find seven spatially coherent groups, with five emotional arcs. These spatial groups are comprised of stories with core emotional arcs of differing variance.

In Fig. 6 we see both the B-Matrix to demonstrate the strength of spatial clustering and a heat-map showing where we find the winning nodes. The A–I labels refer to the individual nodes shown in Fig. S19, and we observe seven spatial groups in the both panels of Fig. 6: (1) A and G, (2) B and I, (3) C, (4) D, (5) E, and (6) H, and (7) F. These spatial clusters reinforce the visible similarity of the winning node arcs, given that nodes H and F are close spatially but separated by the B-Matrix and contain very distinct arcs. We show the winning node emotional arcs and the arcs of books for which they are the winners in Fig. S19. The legend shows the node ID, numbers the cluster by size, and in parentheses indicates the size of the cluster on that individual node. In Panels A and G we see varying strengths of the “Man in a hole” emotional arc. In Panels B and I, the second largest individual cluster consists of the “Rags to riches” arcs. In Panel C, and in Panel F, we find the “Oedipus” emotional arc, with a more pronounced positive start and decline in Panel C. In Panel D we see the “Icarus” arc, and in Panel E and Panel H we see the “Tragedy” arc. Each of these top stories are all readily identifiable, yet again demonstrating the universality of these story types.

Figure 6: Results of the SOM applied to Project Gutenberg books. Left panel: Nodes on the 2D SOM grid are shaded by the number of stories for which they are the winner. Right panel: The B-Matrix shows that there are clear clusters of stories in the 2D space imposed by the SOM network.

iii.4 Null comparison

There are many possible emotional arcs in the space that we consider. To demonstrate that these specific arcs are uniquely compelling as stories written by and for homo narrativus

, we consider the true emotional arcs in relation to their most suitable comparison: the book with randomly shuffled words (“word salad”) and the resulting text from a 2-gram Markov model trained on the individual book itself (“nonsense”). We chose to compare to “word salad” and “nonsense” versions as they are more representative of a null model: written stories that are without coherent plot or structure to generate a coherent emotional arc, which is not true of a stochastic process (e.g., a random walk model or noise). Examples of the emotional arc and null emotional arcs for a single book are shown in Fig. 

S20, with 10 “word salad” and “nonsense” versions. Sampled text using each method is given in Appendix C. We re-run each method on the English fiction Gutenberg Corpus with the null versions of each book and verify that the emotional arcs of real stories are not simply an artifact. The singular value spectrum from the SVD is flatter, with higher-frequency modes appearing more quickly, and in total representing 45% of the total variance present in real stories (see Figs. S22 and S25). Hierarchical clustering generates less distinct clusters with considerably lower linkage cost (final linkage cost 1400 vs 7000) for the emotional arcs from nonsense books, and the winning node vectors on a self-organizing map lack coherent structure (see Figs. S26 and S29 in Appendix H).

iii.5 The Success of Stories

To examine how the emotional trajectory impacts success, in Fig. 7 we examine the downloads for all of the books that are most similar to each SVD mode (for additional modes, see Fig. S3 in Appendix B). We find that the first four modes, which contain the greatest total number of books, are not the most popular. Along with the negative of mode 2, both polarities of modes 3 and 4 have markedly higher median downloads, while we discount the importance of the mean with the high variance. The success of the stories underlying these emotional arcs suggests that the emotional experience of readers strongly affects how stories are shared. We find “Icarus” (-SV 2), “Oedipus” (-SV 3), and two sequential “Man in a hole” arcs (SV 4), are the three most successful emotional arcs. These results are influenced by individual books within each mode which have high numbers of downloads, and we refer the reader to the download-sorted tables for each mode in Appendix E.

Figure 7: Download statistics for stories whose SVD Modes comprise more than 2.5% of books, for the total number of books and the number corresponding to the particular mode. Modes SV 3 through -SV 4 (both polarities of modes 3 and 4) exhibit a higher average number of downloads and more variance than the others. Mode arcs are rows of and the download distribution is show in space from 20 to 30,000 downloads.

Iv Conclusion

Using three distinct methods, we have demonstrated that there is strong support for six core emotional arcs. Our methodology brings to bear a cross section of data science tools with a knowledge of the potential issues that each present. We have also shown that consideration of the emotional arc for a given story is important for the success of that story. Of course, downloads are only a rough proxy for success, and this work may provide an outline for more detailed analysis of the factors that impact meaningful measures of success, i.e., sales or cultural influence.

Our approach could be applied in the opposite direction: namely by beginning with the emotional arc and aiding in the generation of compelling stories li2013story . Understanding the emotional arcs of stories may be useful to aid in constructing arguments bex2010persuasive

and teaching common sense to artificial intelligence systems

riedl2015using .

Extensions of our analysis that use a more curated selection of full-text fiction can answer more detailed questions about which stories are the most popular throughout time, and across regions silva2016a . Automatic extraction of character networks would allow a more detailed analysis of plot structure for the Project Gutenberg corpus used here bost2016a ; prado2016a ; min2016a . Bridging the gap between the full text stories nenkova2012survey and systems that analyze plot sequences will allow such systems to undertake studies of this scale winston2011strong . Place could also be used to consider separate character networks through time, and to help build an analog to Randall Munroe’s Movie Narrative Charts munroe657 .

We are producing data at an ever increasing rate, including rich sources of stories written to entertain and share knowledge, from books to television series to news. Of profound scientific interest will be the degree to which we can eventually understand the full landscape of human stories, and data driven approaches will play a crucial role.

PSD and CMD acknowledge support from NSF Big Data Grant #1447634.

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Appendix A Plot theories

We again emphasize that our method of mining emotional arcs from novels does not measure the popular notion of “plot”. To make the distinction even clearer, using terms often employed in narratology we consider the common notion of “plot” to be fabula whereas the emotional arc is an attempt to measure the emotional trajectory of the syuzhet, what could be commonly referred to as the “structure” cobley2005narratology . For example, the difference between Booker’s Overcoming the monster and Rags to riches may very well have a similar emotional arc, while being distinct plots. Nevertheless, we include our research on the different types of plots that have been enumerated.

There have been various hand-coded attempts to enumerate and classify the core types of stories from their plots, including models that generalize broad categories and detailed classification systems. We consider a range of these theories in turn while noting that plot similarities do not necessitate a concordance of emotional arcs.

  • Three plots: In his 1959 book, Foster-Harris contends that there are three basic patterns of plot (extending from the one central pattern of conflict): the happy ending, the unhappy ending, and the tragedy harris1959basic . In these three versions, the outcome of the story hinges on the nature and fortune of a central character: virtuous, selfish, or struck by fate, respectively.

  • Seven plots: Often espoused as early as elementary school in the United States, we have the notion that plots revolve around the conflict of an individual with either (1) him or herself, (2) nature, (3) another individual, (4) the environment, (5) technology, (6) the supernatural, or (7) a higher power abbott2008cambridge .

  • Seven plots: Representing over three decades of work, Christopher Booker’s The Seven Basic Plots: Why we tell stories describes in great detail seven narrative structures: booker2006a

    • Overcoming the monster (e.g., Beowulf).

    • Rags to riches (e.g., Cinderella).

    • The quest (e.g., King Solomon’s Mines).

    • Voyage and return (e.g., The Time Machine).

    • Comedy (e.g., A Midsummer Night’s Dream).

    • Tragedy (e.g., Anna Karenina).

    • Rebirth (e.g., Beauty and the Beast).

    In addition to these seven, Booker contends that the unhappy ending of all but the tragedy are also possible.

  • Twenty plots: In 20 Master Plots, Ronald Tobias proposes plots that include “quest”, “underdog”, “metamorphosis”, “ascension”, and “descension” tobias1993master .

  • Thirty-six plots: In a translation by Lucille Ray, Georges Polti attempts to reconstruct the 36 plots that he posits Gozzi originally enumerated polti1921thirty . These are quite specific and include “rivalry of kinsmen”, “all sacrificed for passion”, both involuntary and voluntary “crimes of love” (with many more on this theme), “pursuit”, and “falling prey to cruelty of misfortune”.

Appendix B Additional Figures

Here we include additional supporting information.

Figure S1: Kurt Vonnegut writes in his autobiography Palm Sunday on the similarity of certain story shapes vonnegut1981 . The exposition of this particular similarity would place both of these stories in our grouping of “Rags to Riches” emotional arcs.
Figure S2: Schematic (infographic) of the workflow for the entire paper.
Figure S3: Download statistics for SVD Modes with more than 0.5% of books.

Appendix C Emotional Arc Construction

To generate emotional arcs, we consider many different approaches with the goal of generating time series that meaningfully reflect the narrative sentiment. In general, we proceed as described in Fig. 1 and consider a method of breaking up the text as having three (interdependent) parameter choices for a sliding window:

  1. Length of the desired sample text.

  2. Breakpoint between samples.

  3. Overlap of each sample.

These methods vary between rating individual words with no overlap to rating the entire text. To make our choice, we consider competing two objectives of time series generation: meaningfulness of sentiment scores and increased temporal resolution of time series. For the most accurate sentiment scores, we can use the entire book. The highest temporal resolution is possible with a sliding window of length 1, generating time series that have potentially as many data points as words in the book.

Since our goal is not only the generation of time series, but the comparison of time series across texts, we consider the additional objective of consistency. We seek time series which are consistent both in the accuracy of the time series, as well as consistent in the length of the resulting time series. Again these goals are orthogonal, and we note that our choice here can be tuned to test the sensitivity.

We normalize the length of emotional arcs for books of different length (while using a fixed window size) by varying the amount that the window needs to move. To make a time series of length from a book with words, we fix the sample length at and set the overlap of samples to

words. This guarantees that we have temporal resolution and sample length for any . We do not consider books with words.

To generate a sentiment score as in Fig. 1, we use a dictionary based approach for transparency and understanding of sentiment. We select the LabMT dictionary for robust performance over many corpora and best coverage of word usage. In particular, we determine a sample ’s average happiness using the equation:

(4)

where we denote each of the words in a given dictionary as , word sentiment scores as , word frequency as , and normalized frequency of in as .

We note here that, in general, for each emotional arc we subtract the mean before computing the distance or clustering.

c.1 Null emotional arc construction

In our first analysis, we generated the null set of emotional arc time series by randomly shuffling the words in each book. Other variations on generating this null set include sampling from a phrase-level parse of the book with a Markov process, using continuous space random walks directly, or shuffling on sentences. Even more sophisticated approaches could utilize Recursive Neural Nets (RNNs), for examples see http://karpathy.github.io/2015/05/21/rnn-effectiveness/

. For a realistic comparison to meaningful stories, we generate “nonsense” using a Markov chain model (MCM) trained on 2-grams from each book. To contrast these approaches, consider the beginning of one null version of

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland using randomly shuffled words (the “word salad”):

the but little –but all the , with I flowers that small a what the he could queer ran it near , and altogether remain A with somebody , gardeners the thought your I the , door head she me hardly of is were said the - them she Alice I But one you nice large use walked what anything ’s and It many I , the , execution , she by of came I witness , turned she upon suddenly took While , if I , hear –well goose mouth , do replied the of play would SAID seem , of business shrink ’s she flower if–if the Hare the so Alice of , a - very the hear reason to whispered BEE it thought by I large not , your dream on Herald SOUP she I some to her the all of of of guess Perhaps tell to the answer I– now nibbled , must folded , going himself taught centre wo Northumbria– hanging can you a went a said ! said all cats do before conversation had of jury baby be Run will again three that herself to ! the Alice ! While the girl neighbour very growing they want , across the , whiting round little , with of a indeed went the on tell offended only forgotten to to , tell n’t wo see the hardly Turtle What , on , into three him we ten appear you and at I and which thought makes eyes I it and the looked Is n’t baby disappeared , an goes of you all talking ; herself that she in bleeds THAT No in - and-butter how I wash , went a ’ll way–never kind at with As Dodo , fear officers been off the opening it , said to , removed at said , went muchness–you for and time court what very will to among Queen Turtle things I so Pigeon herself lie me the naturedly the changed never HER , missed but hurry The March–just the said been beak– of , the now whole , Dodo —

and the null version using a 2-gram MCM (the “nonsense” version):

But then , thought Alice to herself , after all –SAID I COULD NOT SWIM– you ca n’t go , said the Dormouse began in a minute. And how odd the directions will look. It was the Rabbit ’s voice along–’Catch him , I should be like , said the Mouse in the newspapers , at the top of it. The question is , said the Caterpillar. I ’d better ask HER about it. The Queen ’s absence , and yet it was n’t very civil of you , sooner or later. While she was considering in her life , and that ’s a fact. Alice kept her waiting. I ca n’t get out of the fact. As for pulling me out of the evening , beautiful Soup. This was such a rule at processions and besides , that finished the first witness , said Alice , and went stamping about , reminding her very much at first but she stopped hastily , for the rest were quite silent for a baby altogether Alice did n’t think , said the Queen , who was sitting on a little worried. Sure , it ’ll never go THERE again said Alice , who had been to her in such a nice little dog near our house I should say With what porpoise. You do n’t seem to put everything upon Bill. And the muscular strength , which remained some time in silence at last she spread out her hand in hand , in chains , with the dream of Wonderland of long ago anything had happened. –as far out to be nothing but the great wonder is , said Alice , with their hands and feet at the flowers and the Queen say only yesterday you deserved to be two people. Here the Dormouse said– the Hatter , and , after all it might happen any minute , while the Mock Turtle nine the next witness was the Cat again , to be seen–everything seemed to be sure but I shall be a very long silence after this , as it ’s coming down. In THAT direction , the Duchess said to Alice a good deal on where you want to go. Wow wow wow. She ’ll get me executed , as the Dormouse go on with the bread and-butter. So they could n’t guess of what work it would be like , said the King sharply Do you take me for his housemaid , she pictured to herself , after all. Yes , but it was quite silent for a rabbit. She waited for a minute , nurse. Begin at the house before she had tired herself out with trying , the Queen put on your shoes and stockings for you said the Dodo. How CAN I have n’t opened it yet , before Alice could see it trot away quietly into the roof of the Mock Turtle , suddenly dropping his voice , What HAVE you been doing here. It was high time to begin with , the Gryphon added Come , there ’s no pleasing them. Alice remained looking thoughtfully at the other , saying to herself , whenever I eat or drink anything so I should think you ’d like it , said the Caterpillar. Ugh said the King.

c.2 Further Gutenberg Processing

Here we provide the details of the processing applied to the Gutenberg corpus. In the manuscript, we stated the following:

We start by selecting for only English books, with total words between 20,000 and 100,000, with more than 20 downloads from the Project Gutenberg website, and with Library of Congress Class PN, PR, PS, or PZ. Next, we remove books with any word in the title from a list of keywords (e.g. “poems” and “collection”). From within this set of books, we remove the front and backmatter of each book using regular expression pattern matches.

The full list of keywords which we used to filter the titles are the following: “stories”, “collection”, “poems”, “complete”, “essays”, “fables”, “tales”, “papers”, “poetry”, “verses”, “ballads”, “sketches”, “vol.”, “vols.”, “works”, “volume”, and “other”. A list of of LoC Classes is given at https://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/lcco/.

To remove the front matter, we first detect the end of the front matter by matching for either START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK in the line or START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK. If neither of these work, we look for a line that contains both END and SMALL PRINT in the line, in the first half of the text.

To remove the back matter, we check for three different endings, in order. First, similar to the front matter we check, here without being sensitive for case, for END OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK or END OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK or END OF PROJECT GUTENBERG. Next, we check the last 25% of the book, case insensitive, for the words END and PROJECT GUTENBERG. Finally, we check the last 10% of the book for the words, case sensitively, THE END.

Together, these filters each remove text from the beginning and end of 98.9% of ebooks. The first pass in each case works for 78.9% of cases. On average, this removes less than 1% of the beginning lines, and 3-4% of the ending lines.

Figure S4: Rank-frequency distributions of book downloads and length in the Gutenberg corpus: (A) downloads, (B) book length in words, and (C) both downloads and length. We filter by both number of downloads and book length to select for fiction books, with the filters shown as gray boxes in Panels A and B. In Panel C, we plot each of 1,748 books selected by their download count and length, shown in download-length space.

Appendix D Book list

We include a list of all books used in this study with more than 40 downloads from Project Gutenberg, such that we list those from all of the experiments with 40 and 80 download thresholds in the following Table. We do not include the full list of books with more than 10 downloads for brevity, as it is more than 90 pages long (this list is 22 pages).

ID Title DL’s Mode LoCC
11 Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland 17,366 SV5 27,386 3,973 5.99 PR,PZ
84 Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Pro… 11,699 -SV3 77,680 9,691 5.89 PR
74 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer 9,454 SV4 73,265 11,094 5.76 PZ,PS
844 The Importance of Being Earnest:… 9,373 SV1 23,161 3,612 6.15 PR
174 The Picture of Dorian Gray 7,652 -SV1 84,591 9,588 5.96 PR
16 Peter Pan 5,789 SV4 48,189 6,747 5.89 PZ,PR
16328 Beowulf : An Anglo-Saxon Epic Poem 5,359 -SV1 44,949 9,351 5.64 PR
42 The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll a… 4,908 -SV1 26,085 5,300 5.63 PR
2814 Dubliners 4,742 SV2 68,963 9,844 6.11 PR
46 A Christmas Carol in Prose; Bein… 4,602 -SV2 29,192 5,734 6.08 PR
244 A Study in Scarlet 4,535 -SV3 44,537 7,743 5.83 PR
120 Treasure Island 4,402 SV3 70,261 8,867 5.89 PZ,PR
526 Heart of Darkness 4,362 -SV1 38,504 7,683 5.77 PR
35 The Time Machine 3,732 -SV1 32,622 6,171 5.87 PR
3825 Pygmalion 3,580 -SV1 34,898 5,864 6.08 PR
236 The Jungle Book 3,478 SV1 52,449 6,967 5.70 PR
2852 The Hound of the Baskervilles 3,358 -SV1 60,070 7,655 5.90 PR
219 Heart of Darkness 3,243 -SV1 38,464 7,662 5.76 PR
863 The Mysterious Affair at Styles 3,112 -SV3 57,720 7,725 5.83 PR
33 The Scarlet Letter 3,045 SV5 87,213 12,462 6.03 PS
55 The Wonderful Wizard of Oz 3,035 SV2 40,939 4,217 6.10 PZ,PS
4517 Ethan Frome 2,895 SV4 35,704 5,854 5.94 PS
12 Through the Looking-Glass 2,892 SV2 30,775 4,474 5.98 PZ,PR
28520 Forbidden Fruit: Luscious and exc… 2,716 -SV1 32,669 4,726 6.25 PR
105 Persuasion 2,535 -SV7 86,532 8,279 6.20 PR
20 Paradise Lost 2,522 -SV2 91,206 15,388 5.61 PR
62 A Princess of Mars 2,515 -SV2 68,970 8,731 5.90 PS
36 The War of the Worlds 2,496 -SV3 62,729 9,447 5.67 PR
215 The Call of the Wild 2,439 SV1 32,356 6,245 5.68 PS
121 Northanger Abbey 2,355 SV4 77,944 8,806 6.16 PR
1524 Hamlet, Prince of Denmark 2,329 -SV1 34,265 7,281 5.95 PR
2097 The Sign of the Four 2,283 -SV3 45,443 7,226 5.85 PR
25305 Memoirs Of Fanny Hill: A New and … 2,222 -SV5 85,189 10,715 6.13 PR
209 The Turn of the Screw 2,175 -SV3 42,852 6,642 5.84 PS
4217 A Portrait of the Artist as a Yo… 2,172 -SV4 86,019 12,486 5.87 PR
834 The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes 2,164 SV2 88,841 10,013 5.88 PR
779 The Tragical History of Doctor F… 2,133 SV1 22,025 5,471 5.86 PR
1155 The Secret Adversary 2,070 -SV1 77,875 10,087 5.90 PR
308 Three Men in a Boat 2,059 -SV2 69,574 9,679 5.99 PR
696 The Castle of Otranto 1,663 SV3 37,999 6,274 5.92 PR
8492 The King in Yellow 1,504 SV4 72,731 11,488 5.83 PS
5131 Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage 1,481 -SV2 42,394 9,379 5.72 PR
289 The Wind in the Willows 1,475 -SV3 60,301 9,353 6.05 PR,PZ
10007 Carmilla 1,416 -SV3 28,220 5,418 6.02 PR
1837 The Prince and the Pauper 1,389 SV2 72,781 12,043 5.78 PS
35997 The Jungle Book 1,370 SV1 53,872 7,495 5.71 PR
2641 A Room with a View 1,354 SV6 67,923 9,948 6.03 PR
8164 My Man Jeeves 1,317 -SV1 52,792 7,061 6.11 PR
885 An Ideal Husband 1,303 SV1 34,378 4,773 6.11 PR
447 Maggie: A Girl of the Streets 1,295 SV2 24,520 5,347 5.61 PS
139 The Lost World 1,274 -SV1 79,892 10,986 5.85 PR
78 Tarzan of the Apes 1,272 SV1 87,882 10,347 5.76 PS
972 The Devil’s Dictionary 1,257 -SV2 65,791 15,417 5.73 PS
3289 The Valley of Fear 1,228 -SV2 58,672 7,929 5.79 PR
910 White Fang 1,178 SV4 76,867 9,199 5.69 PS
73 The Red Badge of Courage: An Epi… 1,163 -SV3 49,153 8,135 5.43 PS
113 The Secret Garden 1,153 SV2 85,604 7,267 6.12 PS,PZ
974 The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale 1,142 SV6 95,448 12,480 5.86 PR
102 The Tragedy of Pudd’nhead Wilson 1,140 -SV1 54,631 9,160 5.90 PS
421 Kidnapped 1,132 SV2 83,335 9,400 5.82 PR,PZ
131 The Pilgrim’s Progress from this… 1,126 -SV2 60,264 7,033 5.83 PR
805 This Side of Paradise 1,122 -SV1 84,291 14,149 6.05 PS
208 Daisy Miller: A Study 1,101 -SV1 21,859 3,863 6.26 PS
28522 Laura Middleton; Her Brother and… 1,097 -SV2 32,282 4,226 6.24 PR
159 The Island of Doctor Moreau 1,083 -SV1 45,521 7,386 5.72 PR
26654 Peter and Wendy 1,068 -SV2 48,096 6,753 5.90 PZ,PR
2265 Hamlet 1,051 -SV1 31,656 6,829 5.72 PR
28885 Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland… 1,051 SV5 28,410 4,283 6.00 PR,PZ
32 Herland 1,013 -SV3 52,978 8,783 6.31 PS
5230 The Invisible Man: A Grotesque R… 1,011 SV2 49,621 8,320 5.73 PR
558 The Thirty-Nine Steps 989 -SV1 43,658 7,052 5.95 PR
15272 Spenser’s The Faerie Queene, Book I 978 -SV7 81,519 16,466 5.70 PR
383 She Stoops to Conquer; Or, The M… 903 -SV3 25,517 4,286 6.13 PR
10554 Right Ho, Jeeves 896 -SV3 75,766 10,348 6.00 PR
946 Lady Susan 894 -SV1 23,259 3,870 6.23 PR
500 The Adventures of Pinocchio 863 SV1 40,459 5,110 5.82 PQ,PZ
242 My Antonia 847 SV4 83,178 10,229 6.24 PS
1041 Shakespeare’s Sonnets 831 -SV1 20,305 4,357 5.90 PR
51 Anne of the Island 826 SV2 79,609 10,730 6.11 PZ
146 A Little Princess : Being the who… 825 SV4 69,446 7,440 5.93 PS,PZ
389 The Great God Pan 807 -SV3 22,637 4,281 5.82 PR
269 Beasts and Super-Beasts 804 SV1 64,396 11,011 6.08 PR
47 Anne of Avonlea 803 SV4 92,180 10,297 6.16 PZ
204 The Innocence of Father Brown 800 -SV4 80,292 10,947 5.82 PR
1695 The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nigh… 796 SV4 58,887 8,704 5.75 PR
2166 King Solomon’s Mines 788 SV3 83,364 10,303 5.73 PR
41445 Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Pro… 786 -SV3 73,078 9,449 5.90 PR
271 Black Beauty 780 SV5 61,002 5,793 5.89 PZ,PR
550 Silas Marner 780 SV1 75,026 9,619 6.09 PR
1097 Mrs. Warren’s Profession 780 -SV2 35,689 6,435 6.12 PR
2267 Othello 760 -SV1 29,535 5,856 5.87 PR
4081 The Alchemist 744 -SV1 54,042 12,897 6.00 PR
26 Paradise Lost 730 -SV4 81,693 14,098 5.79 PR
854 A Woman of No Importance 729 -SV2 24,756 3,636 6.14 PR
981 Beowulf 718 -SV1 27,044 5,645 5.52 PR
17396 The Secret Garden 716 SV2 83,089 7,399 6.11 PZ,PS
60 The Scarlet Pimpernel 710 -SV1 85,417 10,611 5.93 PR
624 Looking Backward, 2000 to 1887 679 -SV6 78,379 10,209 6.13 PS
29827 The Life and Amours of the Beaut… 678 -SV1 39,640 5,140 6.30 PS
19994 The Aesop for Children : With pic… 676 SV1 27,975 4,931 5.89 PZ
1280 Spoon River Anthology 671 SV3 36,193 7,558 5.94 PS
2040 Confessions of an English Opium-… 643 -SV2 39,898 7,759 6.02 PR
28521 The Power of Mesmerism: A Highly … 643 SV1 25,545 4,825 6.18 PR
20781 Heidi: (Gift Edition) 642 -SV3 52,684 5,897 6.19 PZ
12753 The Legends of King Arthur and H… 640 -SV2 94,291 7,306 5.74 PN
64 The Gods of Mars 628 -SV4 85,182 9,416 5.74 PS
1091 On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the… 622 -SV1 89,835 13,396 5.92 PR
19337 A Christmas Carol 622 -SV2 29,957 5,921 6.08 PR
32154 The Variable Man 618 -SV1 25,869 5,073 5.60 PS
1212 Love and Freindship [sic] 611 SV3 33,532 6,140 6.08 PR
43 The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll a… 599 -SV1 25,883 5,142 5.61 PR
544 Anne’s House of Dreams 586 -SV5 85,952 10,357 6.10 PZ
708 The Princess and the Goblin 579 SV3 53,567 5,857 6.12 PZ
68 Warlord of Mars 571 -SV2 58,345 7,746 5.67 PS
4078 The Picture of Dorian Gray 565 -SV1 58,448 7,626 6.01 PR
223 The Wisdom of Father Brown 563 -SV3 73,134 10,747 5.85 PR
10002 The House on the Borderland 563 SV1 51,289 7,380 5.77 PR
4039 Volpone; Or, The Fox 558 -SV1 54,335 13,090 5.97 PR
3070 The Hound of the Baskervilles 549 -SV1 59,943 7,682 5.89 PR
1128 The Tragedy of King Lear 548 -SV1 32,080 6,036 5.72 PR
27805 The Wind in the Willows 543 -SV3 60,665 9,464 6.06 PZ,PR
3618 Arms and the Man 536 -SV2 25,451 4,952 5.96 PR
2232 The Duchess of Malfi 534 -SV1 32,036 6,006 5.75 PR
157 Daddy-Long-Legs 531 -SV2 40,321 6,918 6.24 PZ,PS
17157 Gulliver’s Travels into Several … 528 SV1 52,750 8,404 6.09 PR,PZ
11012 The Autobiography of an Ex-Color… 509 -SV1 52,360 7,970 6.21 PS
1164 The Iron Heel 506 SV3 90,738 12,274 5.71 PS
2243 The Merchant of Venice 506 SV3 23,454 4,864 5.99 PR
501 The Story of Doctor Dolittle 504 SV1 27,696 4,151 5.97 PZ
3188 Mark Twain’s Speeches 500 -SV9 94,816 12,619 6.10 PS
1120 The Tragedy of Julius Caesar 496 -SV1 24,322 4,300 5.69 PR
610 Idylls of the King 494 -SV6 96,537 11,145 5.85 PR
790 Lady Windermere’s Fan 485 -SV1 22,328 3,538 5.99 PR
11505 All Things Considered 485 -SV1 60,097 9,117 5.89 PR
1094 Tamburlaine the Great — Part 1 474 SV2 27,873 6,206 5.81 PR
19860 The Arabian Nights Entertainments 470 -SV2 87,593 8,945 6.13 PZ
325 Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for… 461 -SV1 70,798 9,566 6.07 PR
376 A Journal of the Plague Year : Wr… 461 -SV2 96,133 8,546 5.52 PR
10150 Dracula’s Guest 456 SV1 57,947 8,634 5.79 PR
1129 The Tragedy of Macbeth 449 -SV3 21,587 4,723 5.75 PR
72 Thuvia, Maid of Mars 437 -SV2 49,059 7,305 5.70 PS
1874 The Railway Children 437 -SV3 61,948 7,365 5.96 PZ,PR
2775 The Good Soldier 426 SV5 76,278 9,620 6.02 PR
1872 The Red House Mystery 422 SV5 62,303 6,404 5.93 PR
54 The Marvelous Land of Oz 419 -SV2 43,671 6,605 5.99 PZ
1929 The School for Scandal 417 SV1 30,021 6,884 6.01 PR
3790 Major Barbara 416 -SV3 33,481 5,977 6.11 PR
1153 The Chessmen of Mars 409 -SV1 89,479 9,751 5.72 PS
24761 The Rivals: A Comedy 408 -SV1 28,845 6,236 6.13 PR
5670 Jacob’s Room 403 -SV4 55,534 10,376 6.02 PR
3011 The Lady of the Lake 399 SV1 85,874 15,680 5.85 PR
470 Heretics 395 -SV2 66,257 9,337 6.06 PR
1719 The Ballad of the White Horse 394 -SV1 20,388 4,195 5.58 PR
811 The Tragical History of Doctor F… 389 SV4 25,326 5,250 5.82 PR
6043 The Spanish Tragedie 389 SV1 27,164 5,633 5.66 PR
25344 The Scarlet Letter 386 SV5 85,248 12,645 6.03 PS
420 Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz 385 SV2 43,815 5,820 6.06 PZ
81 The Return of Tarzan 384 SV4 92,959 10,316 5.74 PZ,PS
1103 King Richard III 384 -SV2 36,552 6,082 5.78 PR
2042 Something New 384 -SV1 76,340 10,612 6.00 PR
1107 The Taming of the Shrew 383 -SV1 25,876 4,698 6.12 PR
5348 Ragged Dick, Or, Street Life in … 378 SV1 50,048 6,516 6.16 PS,PZ
24 O Pioneers! 371 -SV2 56,862 7,464 6.17 PS
1292 The Way of the World 367 -SV2 31,158 5,659 6.15 PR
4352 Laughter: An Essay on the Meanin… 365 -SV4 40,090 6,975 6.33 PN
25016 The House of Souls 362 -SV1 88,028 10,431 5.99 PR
1787 Hamlet 361 -SV1 37,349 6,676 5.96 PR
1121 As You Like It 355 SV1 26,406 4,643 6.14 PR
222 The Moon and Sixpence 352 SV2 79,148 9,300 6.06 PR
8092 Tremendous Trifles 352 -SV1 56,615 9,232 5.94 PR
24737 The Children of Odin: The Book o… 352 -SV1 66,511 6,187 6.03 PZ,BL
1951 The Coming Race 350 SV2 53,105 9,266 6.11 PR
1450 Pollyanna 349 -SV3 58,189 7,049 6.10 PS,PZ
1013 The First Men in the Moon 348 SV2 69,083 10,116 5.92 PR
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1059 The World Set Free 343 SV2 65,705 11,487 5.87 PR
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35612 Three Philosophical Poets: Lucre… 78 SV1 49,476 9,967 6.16 PN
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19141 Edison’s Conquest of Mars 77 -SV1 65,532 8,799 5.97 PS
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31308 Orientations 76 -SV4 50,779 8,068 6.00 PR
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12590 The Shadow of the Rope 75 SV3 78,654 9,902 5.95 PR
18817 Ralestone Luck 75 -SV1 61,073 9,379 5.96 PS
22287 ’Smiles’: A Rose of the Cumberlands 75 SV2 97,058 12,873 6.06 PS
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19709 Danger in Deep Space 74 SV4 51,039 6,758 5.85 PZ
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19330 An Apache Princess: A Tale of th… 69 SV4 83,490 11,775 5.71 PS
22234 Aunt Jo’s Scrap-Bag, Vol. 5: Jimm… 69 SV5 40,473 7,344 6.26 PZ
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16096 A Man’s Woman 68 SV2 77,180 10,379 5.72 PS
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1537 Pericles, Prince of Tyre 67 -SV2 22,020 5,170 6.08 PR
2815 Democracy, an American novel 67 -SV1 72,151 9,565 5.94 PS
8914 England, My England 67 -SV2 65,871 9,483 5.87 PR
8920 The Light of Asia 67 SV2 40,105 8,282 5.95 PR
10869 The Abandoned Room 67 -SV1 79,681 8,156 5.58 PS
17513 St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys a… 67 SV1 52,200 10,229 6.21 PZ
18346 Null-ABC 67 -SV1 36,320 6,748 5.67 PS
18420 The Bobbsey Twins at Home 67 -SV1 44,743 4,142 6.15 PZ
24302 The Highest Treason 67 -SV1 23,369 4,708 5.52 PS
24723 Final Weapon 67 SV2 20,670 4,173 5.89 PS
24749 Adaptation 67 -SV1 24,213 5,107 5.78 PS
27903 The Magic World 67 -SV1 61,067 7,869 6.06 PZ
27924 Mugby Junction 67 -SV1 52,266 8,203 5.98 PR
37820 Chronicles of Martin Hewitt 67 -SV1 68,420 10,266 5.85 PR
41667 The Emerald City of Oz 67 -SV4 55,434 7,131 6.11 PZ
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2509 The Lani People 66 -SV3 60,766 9,632 5.78 PS
12170 The Wolf Hunters: A Tale of Adve… 66 -SV1 53,581 6,974 5.74 PS
12352 Iola Leroy; Or, Shadows Uplifted 66 SV1 75,790 9,672 5.90 PS
23845 Talents, Incorporated 66 -SV3 52,612 7,966 5.58 PS
24459 The Lost Princess of Oz 66 -SV2 48,468 5,924 5.96 PS,PZ
35117 Lord Tony’s Wife: An Adventure o… 66 -SV4 91,093 11,740 5.80 PR
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2244 As You Like It 65 SV2 24,200 5,015 6.12 PR
6995 Ghosts I Have Met and Some Others 65 -SV2 36,301 6,973 5.83 PS
11068 The Spirit of the Age; Or, Conte… 65 SV3 82,318 14,398 6.04 PR
11935 Mysticism in English Literature 65 -SV1 39,912 7,647 6.27 PR
13815 The Talking Beasts: A Book of Fa… 65 -SV2 78,095 10,644 5.90 PZ
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19066 Brigands of the Moon 65 SV5 71,019 8,526 5.68 PS
20630 The Borough Treasurer 65 SV1 78,858 9,969 5.93 PR
22182 The Best of the World’s Classics… 65 -SV3 68,431 13,500 5.99 PR
24499 The Green Carnation 65 -SV5 46,138 8,383 6.07 PR
30324 The Pathless Trail 65 SV5 76,745 11,341 5.67 PS
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8457 Frenzied Fiction 45 -SV3 49,577 8,240 6.07 PS
9871 The Avenger 45 -SV2 76,075 8,529 5.93 PR
13135 Pardners 45 -SV1 45,724 9,125 5.75 PS
20081 A Houseful of Girls 45 -SV3 94,698 12,317 6.10 PR,PZ
20204 The Storm-Cloud of the Nineteent… 45 SV1 25,388 6,112 6.16 PR
21407 Figures of Several Centuries 45 SV1 78,509 12,961 6.20 PN
22527 Beyond the Vanishing Point 45 -SV2 28,689 4,880 5.75 PS
24770 A Prisoner of Morro; Or, In the … 45 -SV5 60,682 7,739 5.52 PS
25780 The Fire People 45 SV3 68,632 8,496 5.98 PS
30970 Miss Cayley’s Adventures 45 -SV3 86,353 13,470 5.97 PR
40038 The Lone Ranger Rides 45 -SV1 64,363 8,289 5.57 PZ,PS
306 The Early Short Fiction of Edith… 44 SV3 45,131 8,730 6.04 PS
950 Tom Swift and His Electric Runab… 44 -SV3 44,261 5,831 5.89 PZ
954 Tom Swift and His War Tank; Or, … 44 -SV1 46,396 5,793 5.98 PZ
1828 Chronicles of the Canongate, 1st… 44 -SV1 88,216 14,389 5.98 PR
5901 Dyke Darrel the Railroad Detecti… 44 SV2 57,369 7,619 5.74 PZ,PS
5962 Oh, Money! Money! A Novel 44 SV4 83,980 9,442 6.18 PS
9380 A Nonsense Anthology 44 -SV1 53,854 12,693 5.86 PN
9862 City of Endless Night 44 -SV1 85,809 11,235 6.00 PS
13716 A Trip to Venus: A Novel 44 -SV2 51,029 9,084 6.31 PR
14888 The Inheritors 44 -SV1 63,024 9,745 6.00 PR
16255 Dickey Downy: The Autobiography … 44 SV3 33,123 6,265 6.13 PZ,QL
16551 The Girl of the Golden West 44 -SV1 75,368 10,075 5.97 PS
17047 The Half-Hearted 44 -SV1 93,430 12,220 5.94 PR
17189 Autumn Leaves : Original Pieces i… 44 SV1 36,797 8,633 6.10 PS
19527 The Yukon Trail: A Tale of the N… 44 SV7 70,079 9,744 5.92 PS
22278 A Master of Mysteries 44 SV1 51,260 7,059 5.83 PR
24025 The New Girl at St. Chad’s: A St… 44 -SV1 72,364 10,018 6.10 PZ
25449 The Young Castellan: A Tale of t… 44 -SV1 99,058 9,030 5.79 PR
25496 New Treasure Seekers; Or, The Ba… 44 SV1 70,388 8,885 6.01 PZ
26348 Lisbeth Longfrock 44 SV1 33,962 4,880 6.16 PZ
26715 Victorian Songs: Lyrics of the A… 44 -SV1 28,183 6,314 6.20 PR
28434 The Astronomy of Milton’s ’Parad… 44 -SV2 83,537 11,616 6.38 PR
32501 The Golden Age 44 -SV3 38,634 8,862 5.92 PR
33348 Reveries over Childhood and Youth 44 -SV3 32,480 5,725 6.19 PR
37667 Three Hours after Marriage 44 SV1 28,921 7,248 6.10 PR
38006 The Heatherford Fortune: a sequel… 44 -SV5 64,355 8,437 6.12 PS
39682 The Idiot at Home 44 -SV1 39,678 7,169 6.15 PS
40603 The Root of All Evil 44 -SV2 80,114 10,078 6.09 PR
534 An Inland Voyage 43 SV2 38,781 7,830 6.20 PR
753 Arizona Nights 43 SV1 69,316 10,153 5.94 PS
1532 The Tragedy of King Lear 43 -SV1 29,831 6,717 5.77 PR
1590 The Amazing Interlude 43 SV5 71,512 8,673 5.76 PS
1908 Her Prairie Knight 43 -SV1 34,425 6,045 5.96 PS
2454 The Silent Bullet 43 SV2 91,190 11,389 5.73 PS
4223 The Mystery of a Hansom Cab 43 -SV3 89,817 10,341 5.81 PR
5121 Dark Hollow 43 SV5 92,271 10,955 5.81 PS
5232 Sejanus: His Fall 43 -SV1 53,886 12,775 5.82 PR
11127 The Case of Jennie Brice 43 -SV2 36,514 4,996 5.77 PS
11583 The Runaway Asteroid 43 SV4 66,662 8,393 5.97 PS
14883 Grandmother Elsie 43 SV1 63,301 7,429 6.30 PZ
17393 Men and Women 43 SV1 38,018 9,312 6.08 PR
20163 The Jolliest School of All 43 SV2 77,103 11,504 6.23 PZ
20795 The Cricket on the Hearth 43 -SV1 33,041 5,995 6.14 PR
21626 Adrift in the Wilds; Or, The Adv… 43 -SV3 63,666 8,138 5.81 PZ
24680 The Martyr of the Catacombs: A Ta… 43 SV3 33,034 5,930 5.55 PS,BV
34403 The Clock Strikes Thirteen 43 -SV2 42,721 6,660 5.96 PZ
35027 Mr. Punch’s Railway Book 43 SV1 20,128 5,650 5.89 PN
38052 Reynard the Fox 43 -SV1 28,302 6,412 5.92 PR
38551 The Crux: A Novel 43 -SV1 54,556 9,177 6.22 PS
40814 Ruth Hall: A Domestic Tale of th… 43 SV1 79,856 12,644 6.19 PS
291 The Golden Age 42 -SV7 36,954 8,529 5.91 PR
1122 The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of… 42 -SV1 37,349 6,692 5.96 PR
1125 All’s Well That Ends Well 42 -SV1 28,367 5,007 6.01 PR
1785 Julius Caesar 42 -SV1 24,321 4,298 5.69 PR
2644 Isaac Bickerstaff, Physician and… 42 SV3 44,818 7,404 6.19 PR
3185 Those Extraordinary Twins 42 -SV1 22,002 4,906 5.86 PS
6428 The Surgeon’s Daughter 42 -SV1 68,002 10,881 6.09 PR
9415 Olaf the Glorious: A Story of th… 42 SV5 89,911 8,901 5.77 PZ
10317 Betty Gordon at Boarding School;… 42 -SV1 43,866 7,245 6.17 PZ
14534 Christmas with Grandma Elsie 42 -SV1 69,231 7,538 6.36 PZ
14540 When William Came 42 SV2 52,347 9,911 6.16 PR
19718 The Bostonians, Vol. II (of II) 42 -SV1 84,314 9,793 6.04 PS
20104 The Cross-Cut 42 -SV1 82,591 10,003 5.79 PS
20519 Highways in Hiding 42 SV2 84,044 10,607 5.80 PS
21768 A Desert Drama: Being The Traged… 42 -SV3 47,742 7,718 5.79 PR
24283 Down the River; Or, Buck Bradfor… 42 SV4 61,510 7,965 6.00 PZ
25585 Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, Beaumon… 42 -SV1 70,721 13,088 6.04 PR
26732 Free Air 42 SV7 85,921 14,402 6.07 PS
27129 Lyrics from the Song-Books of th… 42 SV2 42,305 7,888 5.96 PR
29774 A Yankee Flier Over Berlin 42 SV2 36,975 5,533 5.77 PZ,PS
30339 Status Quo 42 SV2 26,538 5,150 6.04 PS
30431 Calumet ’K’ 42 SV2 66,673 7,053 5.99 PS
32161 Tangle Hold 42 -SV1 20,381 4,254 5.81 PS
32351 Voyage To Eternity 42 -SV2 33,961 6,638 5.86 PS
41753 Dave Dawson at Truk 42 SV5 50,142 6,149 5.74 PZ
42710 Bizarre 42 -SV1 29,868 8,839 5.98 PS
1123 Twelfth Night; Or, What You Will 41 -SV1 24,541 4,431 6.06 PR
2496 Our Village 41 SV2 52,274 10,380 6.24 PR
2702 The Lion’s Skin 41 -SV1 84,165 11,056 5.82 PR
2761 Benita, an African romance 41 -SV1 78,214 8,715 5.76 PR
4050 Mates at Billabong 41 -SV1 68,141 9,970 6.09 PR,PZ
4227 Tom Swift and His Wireless Messa… 41 SV2 41,816 5,663 5.94 PS,PZ
4531 The Secret Passage 41 -SV1 92,248 8,518 5.75 PR
5162 Agatha Webb 41 SV2 90,298 9,720 5.87 PS
9190 The Greater Inclination 41 -SV2 55,175 9,195 6.04 PS
10581 Uncle Bernac: A Memory of the Em… 41 -SV2 59,936 8,167 5.98 PR
12215 Odd Craft, Complete 41 -SV3 60,836 7,711 5.98 PR
14203 Varied Types 41 SV2 39,616 7,743 6.08 PR
14875 Elsie’s children 41 SV4 72,168 8,880 6.11 PZ
14917 The Wings of the Morning 41 SV3 90,412 13,493 5.83 PR
15717 Books and Persons; Being Comment… 41 -SV3 64,047 11,512 6.13 PN
18614 At the Back of the North Wind 41 SV1 27,095 3,534 6.12 PZ
19307 The Lion of Petra 41 SV5 54,669 8,206 5.80 PR
19819 Milton’s Comus 41 SV3 47,977 12,916 6.05 PR
20526 Short Story Writing: A Practical … 41 -SV1 53,163 9,052 6.16 PN
20989 ’A Comedy of Errors’ in Seven Acts 41 SV2 23,916 5,762 5.84 PR
21639 When Patty Went to College 41 -SV3 38,793 6,379 6.04 PS
24160 The Basket of Flowers 41 SV4 27,425 4,503 6.08 PT,PZ
25388 The Herapath Property 41 SV4 76,286 9,558 6.01 PR
25581 Rinkitink in Oz 41 -SV3 50,118 6,475 5.92 PZ
30742 Anything You Can Do! 41 SV2 28,315 5,777 5.74 PS
33325 The Spoils of Poynton 41 -SV3 72,258 8,540 6.03 PS
37992 The King of Pirates : Being an Ac… 41 SV2 29,764 4,043 5.99 PR
38252 Fairies I Have Met 41 -SV1 20,377 2,936 6.33 PZ
38567 Eight Cousins; Or, The Aunt-Hill 41 -SV1 76,013 9,952 6.19 PZ
39782 Brownies and Bogles 41 -SV1 25,440 6,765 6.21 PZ
40263 Folly as It Flies; Hit at by Fan… 41 SV1 90,059 14,570 6.17 PS
40504 Ginger-Snaps 41 SV2 76,388 12,810 6.15 PS
1284 Tom Swift and His Air Scout; Or,… 40 -SV1 47,739 5,894 5.91 PZ
1461 A Legend of Montrose 40 -SV1 90,196 13,422 5.93 PR
1621 Miss or Mrs.? 40 -SV1 31,396 5,596 6.16 PR
1654 An Unsocial Socialist 40 SV2 91,348 12,238 5.92 PR
1987 The Outlet 40 SV6 95,966 10,228 6.02 PS
2013 The Pit Prop Syndicate 40 SV2 97,973 10,059 5.85 PR
2687 The Snare 40 -SV1 82,451 10,571 5.76 PR
3785 In the Reign of Terror: The Adve… 40 SV2 94,244 8,690 5.82 PR,PZ
4735 The Shepherd of the Hills 40 -SV1 76,964 7,916 6.05 PS
7052 Dr. Heidenhoff’s Process 40 -SV1 32,887 5,934 5.87 PS
8394 The Doings of Raffles Haw 40 -SV1 38,635 6,651 6.15 PR
10422 Caesar Dies 40 -SV1 50,889 8,731 5.70 PR
10490 The Golden Legend 40 SV1 29,603 6,902 5.73 PS
10723 Betty’s Bright Idea; Deacon Pitk… 40 SV3 28,464 5,922 6.20 PS
15976 Puck of Pook’s Hill 40 -SV6 59,395 9,037 5.93 PR,PZ
19079 The Adventures of Lightfoot the … 40 -SV2 21,937 2,930 5.72 PZ
19928 Sunset Pass; or, Running the Gau… 40 -SV1 30,536 5,307 5.79 PS
20147 Rip Foster Rides the Gray Planet 40 SV2 53,257 6,799 5.68 PZ
20472 Grace Harlowe’s Plebe Year at Hi… 40 SV4 53,788 7,792 6.05 PZ
21932 Embarrassments 40 -SV1 62,724 8,760 6.10 PS
22892 The Best Made Plans 40 -SV3 44,144 6,329 5.90 PS
24197 The Tinted Venus: A Farcical Rom… 40 -SV3 61,018 8,954 5.98 PR
24767 Jack O’ Judgment 40 SV2 73,954 9,201 5.87 PR
25472 Blackbeard: Buccaneer 40 SV1 73,029 11,371 5.83 PZ,PS
33028 Man and Maid 40 -SV2 61,379 9,145 6.03 PR
38053 The Coo-ee Reciter: Humorous, Pa… 40 SV1 27,909 6,950 5.87 PR,PS
47530 Oliver Twist, Vol. 2 (of 3) 40 SV2 51,446 8,271 5.90 PR
Table S1: All Project Gutenberg eBooks considered in this study, sorted by downloads.

Appendix E Principal Component Analysis (SVD)

In this section we provide a (1) more in-depth, intuitive explanation of the method and (2) more results from the SVD analysis.

In an effort to develop a better intuition for the results of the principal component analysis by way of SVD, we plot Eq. 

1 along with representations of the matrices in Fig. S5.

Figure S5: Schematic of the Singular Value Decomposition applied to emotional arcs of Project Gutenberg books. Shown in are 10 randomly chosen emotional arcs, in a “spy” of the matrix, in the decreasing singular values, and in sinusoidal modes. We emphasize that this representation is purely for intuition, as only is a image of the actual matrix, and has only 10 of the 1,327 books.

Further, we considered in Eq. 1 the mode coefficient in the matrix , and in Fig S6 we plot the second line of the equation with :

Figure S6: Schematic of the Singular Value Decomposition applied to emotional arcs of Project Gutenberg books, with containing the mode coefficients. Again shown in are 10 randomly chosen emotional arcs, in a “spy” of the matrix used in the analysis, and in representative sinusoidal modes.

With written as , the coefficients for each mode (row of ) for a book are given as the rows of . To reconstruct the emotional arc of book , using mode from , we simply multiply . Shown below in Fig. S7, we built the emotional arc for an example story using only the first mode through the first 12 modes.

Figure S7: Reconstruction of the emotional arc from Alice’s Adventures Under Ground, by Lewis Carroll. The addition of more modes from the SVD more closely reconstructs the detailed emotional arc. This book is well represented by the first mode alone, with only minor corrections from modes 2-11, as we should expect for a book whose emotional arc so closely resembles the “Rags to Riches” arc.

e.1 Additional details for 40 download threshold

First, we consider modes 4–6 and their closest stories in Fig. S8.

Figure S8: SVD modes 4–6 (and their negation) with closest stories. Again, to show the emotional arcs on the same scale as the modes, we show the modes directly from the rows of and weight the emotional arcs by the inverse of their coefficient in for the particular mode. Shown in parenthesis for each story is the Project Gutenberg ID and the number of downloads from the Project Gutenberg website, respectively. Links below each story point to an interactive visualization on http://hedonometer.org which enables detailed exploration of the emotional arc for the story.

Next, we provide a full list of the books closest to each mode in the analysis, both sorted by downloads and support from the mode. Note: we are unable to provide a figure accompanying each arc in the following table due to size restrictions on the arXiv.

ID Title DL’s max([i,:])
1539 The Winter’s Tale 73 0.5217
33689 Oscar Wilde, Art and Morality: A… 88 0.3804
35617 The Terror: A Mystery 61 0.3734
7088 The Pilgrim’s Progress in Words … 55 0.3522
26624 The Road to Oz 68 0.3412
21130 Book of Wise Sayings: Selected La… 86 0.3361
2248 The Winter’s Tale 137 0.3355
485 The Road to Oz 178 0.3320
17393 Men and Women 43 0.3030
36127 Curious Myths of the Middle Ages 91 0.2965
1121 As You Like It 355 0.2940
17028 Eastern Standard Tribe 48 0.2935
27195 Negro Folk Rhymes: Wise and Other… 92 0.2911
1547 Sir Thomas More 64 0.2808
2377 The Son of the Wolf 119 0.2755
35330 The Spanish Tragedy 62 0.2726
1905 The Governess; Or, The Little Fe… 154 0.2713
960 The Tin Woodman of Oz : A Faithfu… 132 0.2690
30852 The Tin Woodman of Oz: A Faithful… 50 0.2680
20877 Mother West Wind’s Children 70 0.2587
14883 Grandmother Elsie 43 0.2575
6043 The Spanish Tragedie 389 0.2558
885 An Ideal Husband 1,303 0.2557
1790 Troilus and Cressida 63 0.2506
19551 Alice in Wonderland, Retold in W… 245 0.2489
29228 The Contrast 88 0.2475
25496 New Treasure Seekers; Or, The Ba… 44 0.2462
20726 A Slave is a Slave 78 0.2462
10002 The House on the Borderland 563 0.2452
8197 India’s Love Lyrics 50 0.2451
18761 The Circular Study 74 0.2409
34971 Among the Forest People 65 0.2407
269 Beasts and Super-Beasts 804 0.2271
22420 The Book of Nature Myths 91 0.2257
91 Tom Sawyer Abroad 118 0.2244
550 Silas Marner 780 0.2217
14168 Widdershins 112 0.2191
28521 The Power of Mesmerism: A Highly … 643 0.2189
38887 How to Write a Novel: A Practica… 51