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hpr2548 :: Single Vs Multiple Characters

Lostnbronx looks at why single or multiple main characters are better in stories.

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Hosted by lostnbronx on 2018-05-09 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: storytelling,writing,characters,lostnbronx.
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Part of the series: Random Elements of Storytelling

lostnbronx leads us on an investigation of the fundamentals of story telling.

Lostnbronx goes over the narrative technique of using one main character to tell a story, as opposed to using multiple characters. What advantage, if any, does so-called "head-hopping" have, over focusing on a single character at a time? Why is it sometimes better to do the opposite? And how can these different construction elements impact the story as a whole?


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