Tag Archive for ‘characters and viewpoints’
Chauvinist fun for the whole family.
A few, but certainly not many. (But it’s not like we’re overrun with great male characters either.)
There seems to be some confusion about who the Antagonist might be in Inception but frankly, I can’t see any problems here. Everything has its place, and cleverly so.
We’ve become so used to Kübler-Ross’s “Five Psychological States of Grief” that we never stop and ask if it might be more complex, in reality and writing.
If characters are overstuffed with mannerisms, they’re gaining in quirks while losing in depth. Quirks and idiosyncrasies, moreover, should have a function.
Aspiring writers often adopt tje first-person perspective for their narrative voice because it looks more simple & natural than the alternatives. They’re wrong.