THREE ACT STRUCTURE
JOURNEY STRUCTURE AND RITUAL OCCASION
JOURNEY STRUCTURE - THE PROTAGONIST SETS OUT TO DO SOMETHING
In "Into The Wild" the protagonist, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless, abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness.
In "An Education" the protagonist, a teenage girl, in 1960s suburban London, completely changes her life with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.
RITUAL OCCASION - THINGS HAPPEN TO THE PROTAGONIST
In "After Hours" the protagonist, an ordinary word processor, has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.
In "Big Lebowski" the protagonist, 'The Dude' Lebowski, gets mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.
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