In The Matrix, Neo (or Mr. Anderson) begins the story firmly set with his
Main Character Problem of
Disbelief. He doesn’t believe he amounts to much of anything, a point-of-view that keeps him from taking any chances. Influenced by Morpheus and Trinity, Mr. Anderson becomes Neo by employing his
Character Arc Story Points for Neo
In Dramatica, character arc is seen as a combination of two key story points, the
Main Character Resolve and the
Main Character Growth. The first defines the state or binary definition of the arc: what is the Main Character's paradigm at the end of the story compared to their paradigm at the beginning? The second defines the process or analog definiton of the arc: how did they grow to that final state?
- Main Character Resolve: Changed Main Character