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Be conversational. How would you tell your friends? Dramatic Reality The restructuring of reality into a NARRATIVE that strategically heightens the drama of real events.
Provides emotional and intellectual CONTEXT in which to understand, interpret and identify with sports
Every event or story you see, hear, read about has a Dramatic Reality structure Connect With Fans Through Stories Sports Story Lines
Sports Story Lines
Drama A beginning, middle and end
Adversity Overcoming challenges
Crisis Magnifies the challenges
Mentors Impact of coaches, veterans, family
Persistence “Hard work and dedication”
Final rewards, payoff Achievement of goals Change creates story lines Time heightens drama Find Story Themes Themes & Strong Characters connect the Themes & Strong Characters connect the audience to your subject New beginnings, service to others, mentors, challenges overcome, crisis confronted, triumph of the human spirit, rewards Consider the theme and its meaning Consider common...
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- Fall '12
- Big East Conference, Syracuse University, Syracuse Orange, Jim Boeheim, James Southerland