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by Geoff1975
Aug 22, 2012 4:42 pm
Forum: Practical Dramatica
Topic: Anyone Apply Dramatica to The Pursuit of Happyness?
Replies: 2
Views: 2574

Anyone Apply Dramatica to The Pursuit of Happyness?

Hi, I'm so enthralled with "The Pursuit of Happyness". There are rich symbolic nuances, a clear and steadfast character, and several story points nicely merged together. Any thoughts? The instructor played by Dan Castellaneta seemed like a clear Contagonist. Will was playing a steadfast ch...
by Geoff1975
Aug 22, 2012 4:30 pm
Forum: Practical Dramatica
Topic: Conspiracy Podcast Reaction
Replies: 0
Views: 1838

Conspiracy Podcast Reaction

Hi, Listening to the podcast analysis of "Conspiracy Theory" I was amazed to hear the "Who the Main Character is" portion actually become a debate. Jerry clearly seemed the MC for several reasons. 1. I didn't learn very much about Alice other than where she worked and some of her...
by Geoff1975
Aug 22, 2012 4:20 pm
Forum: Practical Dramatica
Topic: The Blind Side Storyform (light spoilers)
Replies: 1
Views: 3958

Re: The Blind Side Storyform (light spoilers)

Great choice for a discussion! Check out "The Pursuit of Happyness", by the way, for another gripping story. At first glance, I like Mrs. Tuohy being in Situation. She seems to make more decisions than anyone else, enough to be the Main Character. I'd want to say Mike is the Impact Charact...
by Geoff1975
Aug 22, 2012 4:08 pm
Forum: Practical Dramatica
Topic: Understanding the Two Sequence Perspectives
Replies: 3
Views: 3266

Understanding the Two Sequence Perspectives

Hi, I can't say I read through everything Dramatica related in search for clarification on this, but it was quite a read. What I want to know is how Dramatica merges the thematic argument setup with the thematic structure setup. As I understand it, there's an experiential 3 Act thematic argument of ...
by Geoff1975
Aug 22, 2012 2:50 pm
Forum: Practical Dramatica
Topic: Protagonist or Antagonist?
Replies: 1
Views: 2200

Protagonist or Antagonist?

As I understand it, Protagonist is the one trying to achieve something. The Antagonist is the one trying to hinder him. It's funny. This makes a lot of "bad guys" be Protagonists. In Transformers, the Decepticons would often be the Protagonists. This makes James Bond an Antagonist. And I'm...

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