Shapes of character arcs

I read a very intresting article from Melanie about the 6 different types/shapes of character arcs. (Here:
I was curious about how this examples work in the practice, so I tried to make some illustrations about the first 5 examples with graphs and scene recaps. I upoloaded this here, if anyone else interested. :slight_smile:

The illustrations contain SPOILERS from:

* The Beauty and the Beast (1991)

* Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

* The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) & The The Return of the King (2003)

* Silence (2016)

* Murder on the Orient Express (2010)

Note: I don’t know the dramatica storyforms of this examples (except The Beauty and the Beast from this forum), so my graphs probably arn’t perfect in the terms of dramatica. Also I know that my english is far from perfect, so I mostly used the copy-paste method from Imdb’s synopsises. :slight_smile: So if anyone find some kind of error (grammar, dramatica, etc.) in the pdf, please let me know, and I will fix it.


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