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Global Scriptwriting by Ken Dancyger

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CHARACTER

 

Who is the character I need to tell my story? Who is the character that will help an audience enter the story? What is the relationship of character to plot? What is the relationship of character to story form? And who are the secondary characters that will help amplify the dilemma of the main character? All of these issues are the substance of this chapter. First, the issue of character positioning in story.

OWNERSHIP OF STORY

In a novel, character can be located anywhere in the story—even on the sideline of the story or outside the story—and the story can still work. This is because multiple points of view are not an exception (nor are they the rule) in the novel. The form tolerates more than one point of view. Not ...

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