What Makes a Good Redemption Arc?

What Makes a Good Redemption Arc?

Book Culture

Redemption arcs in fiction usually go one of two ways: either the character in question realizes how horrible they’ve been and makes up for their actions with good deeds (usually by helping the hero with their endeavors), OR they regret all the horrible things they’ve done and are immediately killed off right after that. Sadly, the second path is seen more often than the first, and it’s not a very good arc at all.

You Decide: Did These Adaptations Get It Right?

You Decide: Did These Adaptations Get It Right?

The ongoing debate about whether the book or the movie/show is better, is never-ending. In some cases the movies/shows do a better job than the book – though those cases are rare. Sometimes, both are equally good because the movie/show compliments the book well. Usually, though, the book reigns supreme, like the Harry Potter books. Here’s what we make of some of the most popular adaptations of late. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins Image via FandangoNow The Hunger Games trilogy, is a great read about a young girl, Katniss, who volunteers in her younger sister’s place to compete in …