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Into the Woods: A Five Act Journey Into Story Into the Woods: A Five Act Journey Into Story by John Yorke
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“A character’s want is a superficial conscious desire for the thing they think they need in order to present themselves to the world, a”
John Yorke, Into the Woods: A Five-ACT Journey Into Story
“if you disguise exposition with ‘emotional overlay’, it’s rendered undetectable.5”
John Yorke, Into the Woods: A Five-ACT Journey Into Story
“Silence of the Lambs screenwriter Ted Tally put the art of writing dialogue succinctly: ‘What’s important is not the emotion they’re playing but the emotion they’re trying to conceal.”
John Yorke, Into the Woods: A Five-ACT Journey Into Story
“A character’s façade, then, is an outer manifestation of an inner conflict. But”
John Yorke, Into the Woods: A Five-ACT Journey Into Story
“... the midpoint of each film is the moment when each protagonist embraces for the first time the quality they will need to become complete and finish their story. It's when they discover a truth about themselves.”
John Yorke, Into the Woods: A Five Act Journey Into Story
“All tales, then, are at some level a journey into the woods to find the missing part of us, to retrieve it and make ourselves whole. Storytelling is as simple - and complex - as that. That's the pattern. That's how we tell stories.”
John Yorke, Into the Woods: A Five Act Journey Into Story
“Well, technically it’s the study of matter. But I prefer to see it as the study of change. Now just think about this. Electrons, they change their energy levels. Molecules? Molecules change their bonds. Elements, they combine and change into compounds. Well, that’s all of life, right? … It’s solution then dissolution, over and over and over. It’s growth, then decay, then transformation.’2”
John Yorke, Into the Woods: A Five-ACT Journey Into Story
“Exposition, after all, is telling and drama is showing”
John Yorke, Into the Woods: A Five-ACT Journey Into Story
“All good exposition is disguised by making it dramatic – by injecting conflict. Desire,”
John Yorke, Into the Woods: A Five-ACT Journey Into Story
“The greater the conflict, the less visible the exposition. Exposition”
John Yorke, Into the Woods: A Five-ACT Journey Into Story
“If someone offered us £10 million, we’d all spend it differently. It’s”
John Yorke, Into the Woods: A Five-ACT Journey Into Story
“The conflict between how we wish to be perceived and what we really feel is at the root of all character. The”
John Yorke, Into the Woods: A Five-ACT Journey Into Story
“great characters are consciously or subconsciously at war with themselves. As”
John Yorke, Into the Woods: A Five-ACT Journey Into Story
“People construct a public face in order to deal with the conflicts that rage inside them. So”
John Yorke, Into the Woods: A Five-ACT Journey Into Story
“Without subtext you have a flat, linear world; everything is literal, everything spoken is meant. With subtext the writer is able to access the gap between language and thought, and”
John Yorke, Into the Woods: A Five-ACT Journey Into Story
“THE ROADMAP OF CHANGE ACT 1 No knowledge Growing knowledge Awakening ACT 2 Doubt Overcoming reluctance Acceptance ACT 3 Experimenting with knowledge MIDPOINT – KEY KNOWLEDGE Experimenting post-knowledge ACT 4 Doubt Growing reluctance Regression ACT 5 Reawakening Re-acceptance Total mastery”
John Yorke, Into the Woods: A Five-ACT Journey Into Story