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Story Dynamics

8 of the 12 essential questions

Main Character Resolve: Steadfast
Josh maintains his essential nature while attempting to solve the story's problem.

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

Main Character Approach: Do-er
Josh prefers a physical solution to his problem.

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

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

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
Josh ultimately succeeds in resolving his personal problems.

Overall Story Throughline

Surviving in an Adult World

Overall Story Throughline: Physics
Overall Story Concern: Obtaining
Overall Story Issue: Approach vs. Attitude
Overall Story Problem: Consider
Overall Story Solution: Reconsider
Overall Story Symptom: Logic
Overall Story Response: Feeling
Overall Story Catalyst: Self-Interest
Overall Story Inhibitor: Openness
Overall Story Benchmark: Understanding
Overall Story Signpost 1: Learning
Overall Story Signpost 2: Understanding
Overall Story Signpost 3: Doing
Overall Story Signpost 4: Obtaining

Main Character Throughline

Josh

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

Influence Character Throughline

Susan

Influence Character Throughline: Mind
Influence Character Concern: Subconscious
Influence Character Issue: Dream vs. Hope
Influence Character Problem: Consider
Influence Character Solution: Reconsider
Influence Character Symptom: Pursuit
Influence Character Response: Avoid
Influence Character Unique Ability: Hope
Influence Character Critical Flaw: Rationalization
Influence Character Benchmark: Memory
Influence Character Signpost 1: Memory
Influence Character Signpost 2: Preconscious
Influence Character Signpost 3: Subconscious
Influence Character Signpost 4: Conscious

Relationship Story Throughline

Budding Romance

Relationship Story Throughline: Psychology
Relationship Story Concern: Becoming
Relationship Story Issue: Rationalization vs. Obligation
Relationship Story Problem: Help
Relationship Story Solution: Hinder
Relationship Story Symptom: Logic
Relationship Story Response: Feeling
Relationship Story Catalyst: Commitment
Relationship Story Inhibitor: Closure
Relationship Story Benchmark: Conceptualizing
Relationship Story Signpost 1: Conceptualizing
Relationship Story Signpost 2: Being
Relationship Story Signpost 3: Becoming
Relationship Story Signpost 4: Conceiving

Addditional Story Points

Key Structural Appreciations

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

Plot Progression Visualizations

Dynamic Act Schematics

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