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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Run Away!

Psycho Killer....fa fa fa fa fa fa fa far better

In fiction, a McGuffin is a plot device in the form of some pursued goal, desired object or other motivator that the protagonist is willing to do or sacrafice anything to pursue. Often, there is little or no narrative explanation as to why the object is desirable. In CITIZEN KANE, "rosebud" is a McGuffin. In PULP FICTION, the briefcase.