Why We Love Flawed Characters…

When we sympathize with a character’s motivations for committing a heinous act, we’re likely to excuse that character’s actions.

via Why We Love TV's Most Deeply Flawed Characters | Co.Create: Creativity Culture Commerce.

I wish that this article was longer and told from a writer’s point of view, but I could see the pulling point from it. And it’s an interesting point in that the more dire, heinous, and real-world improbable the situation is, I would feel more compelled to watch that character try to achieve a certain goal for that character’s greater “good.”

But a more obvious point about this article–it doesn’t make a reference to any female characters! Wassup wit dat?!

Sorry, this post is lame. But it’s a post.

Article by Conrad

Conrad's a San Francisco Bay Area Playwright. He loves long walks upon the concrete and rainy days. Aside from writing words for actors to regurgitate into an audience's ears and eyes, he loves sports, 90's R&B, and learning.

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