TheArchetypes are those players that try to prevent the Protagonists actions. They also make them re-evaluate the situations.
The Source of Trouble
Theis that figure that the represents the desire to let the problem grow; the source of the problem that needs to be solved by the after the Point of Attack.
Antagonists usually carry 2 main dramatic functions to the(s) it influences:
Avoidance and Reconsider
His job, after creating the problem, is preventing its solution.
If thedecides to let the problem be solved, the story will end too early.
In other words:
The story only evolves because thekeeps trying to prevent the solution of the Problem.
|Emperor or Empire||Star Wars|
|The Wicked Witch||Wizard of Oz|
|Voldemort||most Harry Potter inner plots|
|Medieval Catholic Church||The Name of the Rose|
|Renee Belocq||Raiders of the Lost Ark|
|James Bond||Bond stories|
|Scar||The Lion King|
The Archetypalis diametrically opposed to the ’s successful attainment of the goal. Often this results in a who has a purpose and an comes along and tries to stop it. Sometimes, however, it is the
Sometimes, however, it is the other way around. Themay have a goal of its own that causes negative repercussions. The then has the goal of stopping the . For purposes of establishing a consistent way to analyze how all Archetypal Characters relate to the goal of any story, Dramatica defines the ’s goal as the story’s goa;, regardless of which kind it is.
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