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Character Arc Snapshots #4

Robert Angiers

In The Prestige Robert Angiers is driven by the roar of the crowd and the Desire to be adored by everyone. This Problem motivates his every move and every act of sabotage against his Influence Character Alfred Borden. His steadfastness ultimately reveals Alfred’s secret, bringing an inevitable end to their competition.

Character Arc Story Points for Robert Angiers

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?

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