Do you think the story was plot-based or character driven?

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Re: Do you think the story was plot-based or character drive

Post by kandscreeley » 04 Oct 2017, 08:18

It's interesting to read these comments. It almost seems people are split on this one. It almost seems like the story is more setting based instead of plot or character driven.
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Post by Kelebogile Mbangi » 05 Oct 2017, 04:27

Amagine wrote:I think it was plot-based. I really like character driven books but this book had more plot than character development. That's probably the reason I didn't connect with it as much as I would have liked.
I agree with Amagine, character driven books are easier to connect with, but I really enjoyed the plot.
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Post by BRIAN BORORIO » 05 Oct 2017, 05:39

its maybe based on both sides depending on the message intended to be passed by the author

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Post by aboladeoluwatise » 05 Oct 2017, 10:09

It was mostly plot based because most of the characters were not concentrated on while it was a little character driven in the case of sarah.

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Post by Amagine » 06 Oct 2017, 05:16

aboladeoluwatise wrote:It was mostly plot based because most of the characters were not concentrated on while it was a little character driven in the case of sarah.
I agree it was only character driven in terms of Sarah. Hopefully in the upcoming book, the other characters will get some development.
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Post by BoyLazy » 06 Oct 2017, 07:35

Amagine wrote:
aboladeoluwatise wrote:It was mostly plot based because most of the characters were not concentrated on while it was a little character driven in the case of sarah.
I agree it was only character driven in terms of Sarah. Hopefully in the upcoming book, the other characters will get some development.
I had a feeling like sarah character was amazing and it overshadowed others.
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Post by Amagine » 06 Oct 2017, 11:53

She definitely did.
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Post by Salsabila » 06 Oct 2017, 22:29

More plot driven than character driven since he barely gives an insight of the characters such that you can not really guess what a character may decide to do but the plot is easy to follow and the setting quite spectacular.

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Post by BoyLazy » 07 Oct 2017, 02:27

Amagine wrote:She definitely did.
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Post by Anjum » 07 Oct 2017, 03:23

I think that the story is both plot-based and character-driven. The two would be incomplete without each other.

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Post by BoyLazy » 07 Oct 2017, 03:43

Anjum wrote:I think that the story is both plot-based and character-driven. The two would be incomplete without each other.
you are right but I felt that the plot was more beautiful so I lean towards it.
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Post by Amagine » 07 Oct 2017, 07:38

BoyLazy wrote:
Anjum wrote:I think that the story is both plot-based and character-driven. The two would be incomplete without each other.
you are right but I felt that the plot was more beautiful so I lean towards it.
The plot was more interesting than the characters.
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Post by BoyLazy » 07 Oct 2017, 07:53

Amagine wrote:
BoyLazy wrote:
Anjum wrote:I think that the story is both plot-based and character-driven. The two would be incomplete without each other.
you are right but I felt that the plot was more beautiful so I lean towards it.
The plot was more interesting than the characters.
Yes I agree completely with you
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Post by Amagine » 07 Oct 2017, 08:09

We agree on a lot of things
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Post by Gifty Naa Akushia » 07 Oct 2017, 16:48

I think it's more of plot based than character.

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