Glee

Storyform for the "Dream On" Episode (Season 1, #19)

SYNOPSIS: "DREAM ON:  Will's former high school nemesis, Bryan Ryan, causes trouble for Glee Club. Rachel struggles with a life-long personal issue."  Synopsis Source: IMDB.com

Story Dynamics

8 of the 12 essential questions

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

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

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

Main Character Problem-Solving Style: Linear
Will 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
Will ultimately succeeds in resolving his personal problems.

Overall Story Throughline

Following Your Dream

Overall Story Throughline: Psychology
Overall Story Concern: Becoming
Overall Story Issue: Commitment vs. Responsibility
Overall Story Problem: Pursuit
Overall Story Solution: Avoid
Overall Story Symptom: Faith
Overall Story Response: Disbelief
Overall Story Catalyst: Responsibility
Overall Story Inhibitor: Denial
Overall Story Benchmark: Being
Overall Story Signpost 1: Conceptualizing
Overall Story Signpost 2: Being
Overall Story Signpost 3: Becoming
Overall Story Signpost 4: Conceiving

Main Character Throughline

Will

Main Character Throughline: Mind
Main Character Concern: Subconscious
Main Character Issue: Dream vs. Hope
Main Character Problem: Support
Main Character Solution: Oppose
Main Character Symptom: Faith
Main Character Response: Disbelief
Main Character Unique Ability: Dream
Main Character Critical Flaw: Obligation
Main Character Benchmark: Preconscious
Main Character Signpost 1: Memory
Main Character Signpost 2: Preconscious
Main Character Signpost 3: Subconscious
Main Character Signpost 4: Conscious

Influence Character Throughline

Brian

Influence Character Throughline: Universe
Influence Character Concern: Future
Influence Character Issue: Choice vs. Delay
Influence Character Problem: Pursuit
Influence Character Solution: Avoid
Influence Character Symptom: Support
Influence Character Response: Oppose
Influence Character Unique Ability: Choice
Influence Character Critical Flaw: Attitude
Influence Character Benchmark: Progress
Influence Character Signpost 1: Past
Influence Character Signpost 2: Progress
Influence Character Signpost 3: Future
Influence Character Signpost 4: Present

Relationship Story Throughline

Glee Funding

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

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: Being
Overall Story Prerequisites: Doing
Overall Story Preconditions: Progress
Overall Story Forewarnings: Preconscious

Plot Progression Visualizations

Dynamic Act Schematics

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