A Study on the Ending Type of Movie Plot from the Viewpoint of Problem Based Storytelling : Focusing on 'StoryHelper'

문제 기반 스토리텔링의 관점에서 본 영화 플롯의 결말 유형 연구 : '스토리헬퍼'를 중심으로

  • 윤혜영 (가톨릭대학교 글로컬문화스토리텔링 융복합전공)
  • Received : 2018.01.29
  • Accepted : 2018.03.22
  • Published : 2018.03.31


The problem-based storytelling of the three-act structure, which sees the plot of the story as a solution to the problem of the character, has been the guide of creation to the creator of popular stories since Aristotle. Also problem-based storytelling has served as a schema that provides dramatic catharsis to the audience of the story, and one of the dramatic catharsis It has been working as a schema. This problem - based storytelling has been used as a structure for story production programs that have been developed since the 1980s. However, this story authoring program is focused only on the external problem of the story, but it has the limitation of producing the story that can not solve the internal problem of the character and provide the catharsis. This paper analyze the plot structure of 'StoryHelper', which is a domestic story authoring program, and the ending of 900 films, both domestic and foreign, which are database in 'StoryHelper'. 'StoryHelper' presents a problem-based plot structure that can consider not only external problems but also internal problems by applying causality and mythical episodes. The structure of these plots is based on the parameters of external problem solving, unresolved internal problem solving, and unresolved variables maturity plot(542films), disillusion plot(111films), education plot(132films), tragedy plot(205films). The results of this analysis are expected to provide a meaningful structure for plot-based creative and creative program development.


Supported by : 가톨릭대학교


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