marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,

Charlie, the Kid and the Cop

What can you do with this image?

Well, you could write a web article about it.  In which you use it to explicate many important writing principles.

For instance, this image lets you know, right up front, who the hero is; what the hero wants; and what's going to oppose his getting it.  It also makes foils out of the cop and the tramp, and effectively contrasts them.  And it makes it clear that the hero is the underdog, less powerful than his foes.

Article here.
Tags: conflict, foils, orchestrating characters, theme, web articles

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