Positive and Negative Polarites

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Positive and Negative Polarites

Postby PeterofCanada » Jan 16, 2010 8:08 am

I am writing a screenplay in which the best storyline has a negative polarity at the end of the second act and at the climax.

This is not technically the best approach but I am convincing myself that since almost every movie goes from negative to positive that this may work in the context of a a very unexpected climax.

Thoughts?

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Re: Positive and Negative Polarites

Postby Chris Huntley » Jan 18, 2010 9:48 am

What do you mean by "a negative polarity at the end of the second act and the climax?"
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Re: Positive and Negative Polarites

Postby forty » Sep 08, 2010 1:31 am

If your story does not return to a State of Perfection, it will not be deemed "an unexpected climax," more likely "what! finish that damn story!" It will not even go into production.

You are not being "innovative" and "original."

Suggest you get your head around story structure. I refer you to http://www.clickok.co.uk/index4.html
Screenplay Structure: http://www.clickok.co.uk/index4.html
Online Formatting: http://www.plotbot.com/


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