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What Lost really should be called…

MacGuffin..

A MacGuffin (sometimes McGuffin or maguffin) is “a plot element that catches the viewers’ attention or drives the plot of a work of fiction”.[1] The defining aspect of a MacGuffin is that the major players in the story are (at least initially) willing to do and sacrifice almost anything to obtain it, regardless of what the MacGuffin actually is. In fact, the specific nature of the MacGuffin may be ambiguous, undefined, generic, left open to interpretation or otherwise completely unimportant to the plot. (Examples might include money, victory/glory, survival, a source of power, a potential threat, etc….or something entirely unexplained.)

The MacGuffin is common in films, especially thrillers. Commonly, though not always, the MacGuffin is the central focus of the film in the first act, and later declines in importance as the struggles and motivations of characters play out. It usually comes back into play at the climax of the story, but sometimes the MacGuffin is actually forgotten by the end of the film.(Wikipedia)

Anyone with me – can’t we all agree that Lost is a huge cluster-F* of MacGuffins
(Not that is wasn’t a cool ride – but MacGuffin’ated nonetheless)

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AngiveL

I may or may not have what is needed for the changing of the World - but regardless, I feel I have the obligation to atleast try..

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