I hope some of you have already looked at the dilemma posed to Virginia Ironside which she will be discussing next week? https://dramatheory.wordpress.com/2015/10/28/personal-dilemmas/ If so, then I guess you’ll immediately see Beth and her husband as the main protagonists. She has floated the idea (her option) of leaving him, but how seriously she means this … More Personal Dilemma: Beth’s husband
I thought it might be helpful to set up this topic to provide a location for people to post comments or questions about my recent book. Fire away!
So far most of the content on this site has been about very public, usually large-scale confrontations: the situation in Syria in which I’m seeking to do some collaborative modelling with readers is a case in point. However DT is as applicable to conflicts on much smaller scales – and such conflicts can be every … More Personal Dilemmas
While quite a few people have viewed my initial discussion of the situation in Syria and there have been a few comments about the Problem Structuring diagram that I used, there haven’t been any suggestions so far that the cast list I floated earlier should be radically amended (some have proposed additional characters and this … More Syria: a crude Options Board
There has been a certain amount of discussion here about the relative merits of the two versions of DST. Here is the post (copied from the Dilemmas Galore forum with Saul Howard’s permission) in which Nigel Howard first floated DT2. It should help you to make up your own minds on the topic: DILEMMAS GALORE … More DT1 and DT2
At the time of writing the Dilemmas Galore website is out of action so with Saul Howard’s permission I am posting on this blog a couple of fundamental drama theory documents for ease of reference. One of them is Nigel Howard’s ‘Dilemma Analysis Flowchart’ which provides a foolproof way of identifying the drama theoretic dilemmas in … More Dilemma Analysis
There’s been some discussion about the most appropriate or workable ‘cast list’ for examining the Syrian situation and while all are agreed that this should not be allowed to get unmanageably long, equally it is vital that significant parties are not overlooked. I suspect that part of the challenge here is that there are – … More Syria: structuring the situation