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Spiraling Downwards, And Back Up: Another look at Negative Character Arcs

I hadn't planned to write a second part to my post about negative character arcs, but someone asked me a great question. Can you have a negative arc with a positive outcome? I tend to spend a lot of free time browsing for new indie films to watch on top of  reading and writing. Film has...
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When Things Spirals Downwards: A look at negative character arcs

Everyone loves to discuss character arcs. How the character rises above their circumstances, how they come out on top.  How is the characters life better than when they began the story? Just like everything else in life, there is always a darker side and I tend to enjoy those stories just as much, if not more...
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