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.