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News & Comment

Trade Secret No 4

(November 13, 2016)

Publishers Criterion No 4

Does the drama move forward from the situation?

Goal: the purpose of the characters endeavours to restore balance, attained only by prolonged effort; often objectified as a concrete stake, something everyone wants.

 Strategy: a character’s plan of action to reach the goal; identification of objectives and expression of intentions.

 Effort: the volitional activity of characters responding to stimuli and trying to reach objectives on the way to achieving the goal.

 

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