The Circle of Harmon
Similar to the Hero's Journey - it contains

(permanent link) added: 2011-12-03 09:39:23 sponsor: alliterator (last reply: 2011-12-27 03:17:34)

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Dan Harmon, the creator of Community, found a pattern in television and fiction in general and mapped it out in a circle.

  1. A character is in a zone of comfort
  2. But they want something
  3. They enter an unfamiliar situation
  4. Adapt to it
  5. Get what they wanted
  6. Pay a heavy price for it
  7. Then return to their familiar situation
  8. Having changed

Basically, this is The Hero's Journey meets Be Careful What You Wish For.


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