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Act Design

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For Tuesday, 7/7




1. Read Gotham Ch.3, Plot: A Question of Focus


2. McKee-3 (1-13 in the PDF)



3. Saunders, “Pastoralia” (The story by that title, not the whole book!)

George Saunders - Pastoralia.pdf





In Gotham Ch.3, begin the YOUR TURN exercises on your own.



Talking Points:


  • Progressive Complications
  • Law of Conflict revisited
  • Major Dramatic Question
  • Aristotelian Plot Structure
  • Developing Plot in Your Writing


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