Podcast

The Fugitive: When a Situation Isn't a Situation

The return of Throughline Thursdays, an unexpected analysis of The Prestige, and an explanation of the difference between a problematic Situation and problematic Activities.

Dramatica's terminology stumps even the most talented writers. The understanding of the difference between a situation and a Situation is paramount in breaking through preconceptions of narrative structure. In this episode, I cover a common problem encountered by many new to the theory—why the Overall Story Throughline of The Fugitive falls under Situation, rather than Activity.

In addition, I reintroduce Throughline Thursdays with a visual representation of the conflict presented in Get Out.

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Narrative First theme by Alex Hull. Hear more on his Soundcloud, Operation Solace