A Room with a View

Storyform

SYNOPSIS: "When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperone Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting the Emersons could change Lucy's life forever but, once back in England, how will her experiences in Tuscany affect her marriage plans?."  Synopsis source: IMDB.com

Story Dynamics

8 of the 12 essential questions

Main Character Resolve: Change
Lucy Honeychurch changes his essential nature while attempting to solve the story's problem.

Main Character Growth: Stop
regarding Lucy Honeychurch, the audience is waiting for something to stop.

Main Character Approach: Be-er
Lucy Honeychurch prefers a mental solution to his problem.

Main Character Problem-Solving Style: Linear
Lucy Honeychurch uses linear problem-solving techniques.

Story Driver: Decision
In terms of the overall plot, decisions force actions to be taken.

Story Limit: Optionlock
The story climax occurs because all options have been exhausted.

Story Outcome: Success
In terms of the overall plot, the original goal is achieved.

Story Judgment: Good
Lucy Honeychurch ultimately succeeds in resolving his personal problems.

Overall Story Throughline

Lucy Realizing Her Potential

Overall Story Throughline: Psychology
Overall Story Concern: Becoming
Overall Story Issue: Responsibility vs. Commitment
Overall Story Problem: Control
Overall Story Solution: Uncontrolled
Overall Story Symptom: Conscience
Overall Story Response: Temptation
Overall Story Catalyst: Obligation
Overall Story Inhibitor: Approach
Overall Story Benchmark: Conceptualizing
Overall Story Signpost 1: Becoming
Overall Story Signpost 2: Conceptualizing
Overall Story Signpost 3: Being
Overall Story Signpost 4: Conceiving

Main Character Throughline

Lucy Honeychurch

Main Character Throughline: Mind
Main Character Concern: Subconscious
Main Character Issue: Hope vs. Dream
Main Character Problem: Control
Main Character Solution: Uncontrolled
Main Character Symptom: Logic
Main Character Response: Feeling
Main Character Unique Ability: Denial
Main Character Critical Flaw: Openness
Main Character Benchmark: Memory
Main Character Signpost 1: Subconscious
Main Character Signpost 2: Conscious
Main Character Signpost 3: Preconscious
Main Character Signpost 4: Memory

Influence Character Throughline

George Emerson

Influence Character Throughline: Universe
Influence Character Concern: Future
Influence Character Issue: Delay vs. Choice
Influence Character Problem: Logic
Influence Character Solution: Feeling
Influence Character Symptom: Conscience
Influence Character Response: Temptation
Influence Character Unique Ability: Preconception
Influence Character Critical Flaw: Closure
Influence Character Benchmark: Past
Influence Character Signpost 1: Progress
Influence Character Signpost 2: Future
Influence Character Signpost 3: Present
Influence Character Signpost 4: Past

Relationship Story Throughline

Lucy & George Together

Relationship Story Throughline: Physics
Relationship Story Concern: Obtaining
Relationship Story Issue: Morality vs. Ability
Relationship Story Problem: Faith
Relationship Story Solution: Disbelief
Relationship Story Symptom: Conscience
Relationship Story Response: Temptation
Relationship Story Catalyst: Attitude
Relationship Story Inhibitor: Rationalization
Relationship Story Benchmark: Understanding
Relationship Story Signpost 1: Understanding
Relationship Story Signpost 2: Doing
Relationship Story Signpost 3: Obtaining
Relationship Story Signpost 4: Learning

Addditional Story Points

Key Structural Appreciations

Overall Story Goal: Becoming
Overall Story Consequence: Obtaining
Overall Story Cost: Future
Overall Story Dividend: Subconscious
Overall Story Requirements: Conceptualizing
Overall Story Prerequisites: Understanding
Overall Story Preconditions: Past
Overall Story Forewarnings: Memory

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Dynamic Act Schematics

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