Film Courage: Why is it important that the hero [of one’s story] experience false hope?
Alan Watt, Author, Screenwriter and Founder of L.A. Writers’ Lab: False hope is a very necessary point in the hero’s journey/protagonist journey because without it there won’t be a context for surrender at the end of the second act.
Let me give you an example, let’s say I want Sally to love me so I will be complete. The false hope is the moment where I have a first date with Sally…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).
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