So, you've picked out a promising character for a redemption arc and you're excited to explore their emotional journey. Doing their story justice is of the utmost importance to you... but how do you do it "right?" How do you make the audience want it as much as you do? Since you're on the internet… Continue reading Redemption Arcs: Atonement Over Punishment?
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Redemption Arcs: What Makes A Character “Redeemable”?
Redemption arcs are both much-beloved and much-reviled narrative arc. Audiences like rooting for people who actively try to do good in the world! This applies to protagonists who seem naturally inclined to virtue, but it applies just as strongly to characters with a spotty past, who struggle through their vices to improve anyway — because… Continue reading Redemption Arcs: What Makes A Character “Redeemable”?