VOCIFERY+ The Avengers: Defining An Act, by Lessons from the Screenplay

Welcome to VOCIFERY, my attempt to re-watch every piece of media in the Marvel Cinematic Universe – every movie, every television series, every one-shot, every web series, and every tie-in comic book, using the Wikipedia entry on the MCU as a guide, before the release of Avengers 4 in May 2019. Join me as I write my thoughts about what I’m seeing, as I see it!

Also, spoilers follow – if you’re worried about that kind of thing, view before reading.

A neat little addendum to Friday’s exploration of The Avengers: the YouTube channel Lessons from the Screenplay – a channel committed to “examining the techniques used to tell great stories” – is doing a two-part series about the nature of narrative structure, and how to define an act within a movie. The first video uses The Avengers as an example of two different act structures, and is very interesting. Check it out, below:

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