Marty

Storyform

SYNOPSIS: "A middle-aged butcher and a school teacher who have given up on the idea of love, meet at a dance and fall in love."  Synopsis source: IMDB.com

Story Dynamics

8 of the 12 essential questions

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

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

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

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

Overall Story Throughline

Finding Your Place in Society

Overall Story Throughline: Psychology
Overall Story Concern: Conceiving
Overall Story Issue: Need vs. Expediency
Overall Story Problem: Reaction
Overall Story Solution: Proaction
Overall Story Symptom: Deduction
Overall Story Response: Induction
Overall Story Catalyst: Expediency
Overall Story Inhibitor: Strategy
Overall Story Benchmark: Conceptualizing
Overall Story Signpost 1: Conceiving
Overall Story Signpost 2: Being
Overall Story Signpost 3: Becoming
Overall Story Signpost 4: Conceptualizing

Main Character Throughline

Marty

Main Character Throughline: Universe
Main Character Concern: Present
Main Character Issue: Attraction vs. Repulsion
Main Character Problem: Reaction
Main Character Solution: Proaction
Main Character Symptom: Acceptance
Main Character Response: Ability
Main Character Unique Ability: Repulsion
Main Character Critical Flaw: Appraisal
Main Character Benchmark: Past
Main Character Signpost 1: Present
Main Character Signpost 2: Past
Main Character Signpost 3: Progress
Main Character Signpost 4: Future

Influence Character Throughline

Clara

Influence Character Throughline: Mind
Influence Character Concern: Conscious
Influence Character Issue: Appraisal vs. Reappraisal
Influence Character Problem: Ability
Influence Character Solution: Acceptance
Influence Character Symptom: Deduction
Influence Character Response: Induction
Influence Character Unique Ability: Reappraisal
Influence Character Critical Flaw: Attraction
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: Physics
Relationship Story Concern: Learning
Relationship Story Issue: Strategy vs. Analysis
Relationship Story Problem: Production
Relationship Story Solution: Reduction
Relationship Story Symptom: Deduction
Relationship Story Response: Induction
Relationship Story Catalyst: Analysis
Relationship Story Inhibitor: Need
Relationship Story Benchmark: Understanding
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: Conceiving
Overall Story Consequence: Learning
Overall Story Cost: Conscious
Overall Story Dividend: Present
Overall Story Requirements: Conceptualizing
Overall Story Prerequisites: Understanding
Overall Story Preconditions: Memory
Overall Story Forewarnings: Past

Plot Progression Visualizations

Dynamic Act Schematics

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