MAGIC STAR OF DRAMATIC WRITING

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CHARACTER


Michael Hauge

Are the characters . .
  • described in terms of physical makeup, personality, and background?

Do the primary characters include a . .
  • "hero" whose "outer" motivation drives the plot forward?
  • "nemesis" who stands in the way of the hero achieving his "outer" motivation?
  • "reflection" who supports the hero's outer motivation, e.g, a friend, coworker, sidekick, or mate?
  • "romance" who is the sexual or romantic object of at least part of the hero's outer motivation and who alternately supports the hero's outer motivation, and then is at cross-purposes with it?

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