Jeffrey

Storyform

SYNOPSIS: "Jeffrey, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decided to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying."  Synopsis source: IMDB.com

Story Dynamics

8 of the 12 essential questions

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

Main Character Growth: Start
regarding Jeffrey, the audience is waiting for something to start.

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

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

Overall Story Throughline

Getting Jeffrey a Sexual Partner

Overall Story Throughline: Physics
Overall Story Concern: Obtaining
Overall Story Issue: Self-Interest vs. Morality
Overall Story Problem: Avoid
Overall Story Solution: Pursuit
Overall Story Symptom: Control
Overall Story Response: Uncontrolled
Overall Story Catalyst: Approach
Overall Story Inhibitor: Obligation
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

Jeffrey

Main Character Throughline: Mind
Main Character Concern: Subconscious
Main Character Issue: Closure vs. Denial
Main Character Problem: Avoid
Main Character Solution: Pursuit
Main Character Symptom: Consider
Main Character Response: Reconsider
Main Character Unique Ability: Closure
Main Character Critical Flaw: Preconception
Main Character Benchmark: Memory
Main Character Signpost 1: Preconscious
Main Character Signpost 2: Memory
Main Character Signpost 3: Subconscious
Main Character Signpost 4: Conscious

Influence Character Throughline

Steve

Influence Character Throughline: Universe
Influence Character Concern: Future
Influence Character Issue: Openness vs. Preconception
Influence Character Problem: Hinder
Influence Character Solution: Help
Influence Character Symptom: Control
Influence Character Response: Uncontrolled
Influence Character Unique Ability: Openness
Influence Character Critical Flaw: Denial
Influence Character Benchmark: Past
Influence Character Signpost 1: Present
Influence Character Signpost 2: Progress
Influence Character Signpost 3: Future
Influence Character Signpost 4: Past

Relationship Story Throughline

Boyfriends

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

Addditional Story Points

Key Structural Appreciations

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

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