The Secret to the ending of Raiders of the Lost Ark

I thought I knew everything about Raiders of the Lost Ark until I Story Mapped it out. There is essentially a “soft” climax — Indy and Marian are strapped to a pole and rendered inactive. The day is won, but not at the hand of Indiana Jones. Our big action-adventure hero is essentially inactive in the climax, or is he?

 


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  • Related: Download the Full Story Map for “The Dark Knight:” here
  • Related: Download the Full Story Map for “The Matrix:” here
  • Related: Download the Full Story Map for “As Good as it Gets:” here

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