Sunday, 12 October 2014
Narrative structure & hollywood
Incident/inciting - Sophie was turned into an old woman by the witch of the west, Sophie walks up the mountain side where she encounters Howls moving castle.
Rising agent - Howl keeps hidden from Madame Suliman to keep from fitting in the war. But he is being summoned to see her under three different aliases.
Climax - Howl helps bring down war ships to stop them from dropping bombs near his home, he grows weak and so does the connection to his human form and his heart.
Falling action - Sophie learns about howls childhood and how he lost his heart, she knows how to save him.
Resolution - Sophie brings howls heart back to him, they find the lost prince who was following them around as a cursed speechless scarecrow, the war ends.