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By Melanie Anne Phillips
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~ Step 78 ~

Structural Relationships

You have already worked out the structural (archetypal) relationships among your characters.  But how will the audience know what these relationships are?  In this step, describe the specific scenes or moments you will use to reveal these relationships to your audience.

Relationships might be established in an argument, a conversation between two characters about two or more other characters, or even in a newspaper headline or answering machine message.  Be inventive!  But make sure you spell out exactly how your readers will come to know the nature of these relationships.