Love and Death on Long Island


SYNOPSIS: "Giles De'Ath is a widower who doesn't like anything modern. He goes to movies and falls in love with film star, Ronnie Bostock. He then investigates everything about the movie and Ronnie. After that he travels to Long Island city where Ronnie lives and meets him, pretending that Ronnie is a great actor and that's why Giles admires him."  Synopsis source:

Story Dynamics

8 of the 12 essential questions

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

Main Character Growth: Stop
regarding Giles De'ath, the audience is waiting for something to stop.

Main Character Approach: Do-er
Giles De'ath prefers a physical solution to his problem.

Main Character Problem-Solving Style: Linear
Giles De'ath 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
Giles De'ath ultimately succeeds in resolving his personal problems.

Overall Story Throughline

"Brit" in American Pop/Tech Culture

Overall Story Throughline: Universe
Overall Story Concern: Present
Overall Story Issue: Attraction vs. Repulsion
Overall Story Problem: Acceptance
Overall Story Solution: Non-Acceptance
Overall Story Symptom: Reaction
Overall Story Response: Proaction
Overall Story Catalyst: Work
Overall Story Inhibitor: Strategy
Overall Story Benchmark: Progress
Overall Story Signpost 1: Present
Overall Story Signpost 2: Progress
Overall Story Signpost 3: Future
Overall Story Signpost 4: Past

Main Character Throughline

Giles De'ath

Main Character Throughline: Physics
Main Character Concern: Learning
Main Character Issue: Strategy vs. Analysis
Main Character Problem: Protection
Main Character Solution: Inaction
Main Character Symptom: Reaction
Main Character Response: Proaction
Main Character Unique Ability: Prerequisites
Main Character Critical Flaw: Attraction
Main Character Benchmark: Doing
Main Character Signpost 1: Learning
Main Character Signpost 2: Understanding
Main Character Signpost 3: Doing
Main Character Signpost 4: Obtaining

Influence Character Throughline

Ronnie Bostock

Influence Character Throughline: Psychology
Influence Character Concern: Conceiving
Influence Character Issue: Need vs. Expediency
Influence Character Problem: Non-Acceptance
Influence Character Solution: Acceptance
Influence Character Symptom: Potentiality
Influence Character Response: Certainty
Influence Character Unique Ability: Permission
Influence Character Critical Flaw: Appraisal
Influence Character Benchmark: Being
Influence Character Signpost 1: Conceiving
Influence Character Signpost 2: Conceptualizing
Influence Character Signpost 3: Being
Influence Character Signpost 4: Becoming

Relationship Story Throughline


Relationship Story Throughline: Mind
Relationship Story Concern: Conscious
Relationship Story Issue: Appraisal vs. Reappraisal
Relationship Story Problem: Potentiality
Relationship Story Solution: Certainty
Relationship Story Symptom: Reaction
Relationship Story Response: Proaction
Relationship Story Catalyst: Investigation
Relationship Story Inhibitor: Need
Relationship Story Benchmark: Preconscious
Relationship Story Signpost 1: Preconscious
Relationship Story Signpost 2: Memory
Relationship Story Signpost 3: Subconscious
Relationship Story Signpost 4: Conscious

Addditional Story Points

Key Structural Appreciations

Overall Story Goal: Present
Overall Story Consequence: Conscious
Overall Story Cost: Conceiving
Overall Story Dividend: Learning
Overall Story Requirements: Progress
Overall Story Prerequisites: Preconscious
Overall Story Preconditions: Being
Overall Story Forewarnings: Doing

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