What is the Traditional Three Act Structure of any Story?

by Peter D. Marshall

Here is the “traditional” Three Act Structure of any story:

1. ACT ONE – THE SET-UP
(Boy Meets Girl)

2. ACT TWO -CONFRONTATION
(Boy Loses girl – fights against impossible odds to get her back)

3. ACT THREE – RESOLUTION
(Boy Gets Girl)

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