Working through an analysis of Coco with other Dramatica aficionados, a mistake in my article this week popped up. Turns out it was sunrise, not midnight, that set the limit for the story. Big difference between time and space. I corrected the article–
–which is what I love about the Dramatica theory of story. Pure objectivity. If this were an analysis under any other more-subjective paradigm–the defense of Oh well, that’s just the way I see it would have ended any meaningful dialogue.
Objectivity keeps us honest.
And keeps us growing.