The storytelling technique that made ROCKY a classic

From the second talk in the Rhetoric of Story course…I make a short detour to wonder what it is that makes ROCKY the movie a champ, that people keep on watching. HINT: it’s all about desire.

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Published by Damien Walter

Writer and storyteller. Contributor to The Guardian, Independent, BBC, Wired, Buzzfeed and Aeon magazine. Special forces librarian (retired). Teaches the Rhetoric of Story to over 35,000 students worldwide.


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