Development of Character Arc
All growth is not transformative; sometimes a character stands fast to their resolve in order to change the world around them.
Main Character and Meaning
When it comes to making your narrative mean something, a clear indication of the central character's point-of-view is paramount.
What Character Arc Really Means
The Main Character of a story does not have to fundamentally change their point-of-view. Some grow by maintaining their resolve against all odds.
The End Of A Main Character's Arc
Peaceful resolutions come in many different ways, regardless of how reprehensible.
Writing the Personal Tragedy
Match success in the efforts to achieve the goal with the Main Character overwrought with their inability to overcome their own issues and you have all the makings of a Personal Tragedy.
How to Write a Tragedy
Mix the failure to achieve the Story Goal with the Main Character overcome by their own personal angst and you have all the makings of a Tragedy.
How to End a Movie
Combine the results of the efforts to achieve the Story Goal with an emotional assesment of that outcome and you have yourself a meaningful ending.
A Case Of The Missing Heart
Visually stunning but lacking heart? It's not just one thing that is wrong, it's two.