Lesson 9: Desire, Choice, Consequence

Essay Question

Think of one of your favorite stories. How does the desire-choice-consequence play out in that story? 

  • How do the protagonist’s desires shape his or her choices?
  • What are the consequences of those choices?
  • Do those consequences change the protagonist’s desires? Do they affect the protagonist’s choices?
  • Do other characters’ desire-choice-consequence cycles collide with the protagonist’s desire-choice-consequence cycle?