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Complex Characters in “Rear Window”

Principal Characters in Rear Window If there is anything that can be seen as “typical” about a Hitchcock film it would be his forefront use of thematics. Rear Window is no exception. As with Gone With the Wind, the enjoyment … Continue reading

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Complex Characters

It is not the content that makes characters complex, but the arrangement of that content. We all know people who have one-track minds or are so aligned as to be completely predictable (and often, therefore, boring!) People who are more … Continue reading

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Complex Characters in “Rear Window”

From the Dramatica Theory Book Principal Characters in Rear Window If there is anything that can be seen as “typical” about a Hitchcock film it would be his forefront use of thematics. Rear Window is no exception. As with Gone … Continue reading

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Complex Characters in “Gone with the Wind”

From the Dramatica Theory Book: Simply “Gone With The Wind” As an exercise, let’s take a look at how the Motivation characteristics are represented and combined in some familiar well-written stories. Why don’t we tackle something simple like Gone With … Continue reading

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