Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

Storyform

SYNOPSIS: "Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse."  Synopsis Source: IMDB.com

Story Dynamics

8 of the 12 essential questions

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

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

Main Character Approach: Do-er
Miss Guinevere Pettigrew prefers a physical solution to his problem.

Main Character Problem-Solving Style: Linear
Miss Guinevere Pettigrew 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: Failure
In terms of the overall plot, the original goal is not achieved.

Story Judgment: Good
Miss Guinevere Pettigrew ultimately succeeds in resolving his personal problems.

Overall Story Throughline

Sorting Out Loves and Ambitions

Overall Story Throughline: Psychology
Overall Story Concern: Being
Overall Story Issue: Desire vs. Ability
Overall Story Problem: Expectation
Overall Story Solution: Determination
Overall Story Symptom: Test
Overall Story Response: Trust
Overall Story Catalyst: Thought
Overall Story Inhibitor: Worry
Overall Story Benchmark: Becoming
Overall Story Signpost 1: Conceptualizing
Overall Story Signpost 2: Being
Overall Story Signpost 3: Becoming
Overall Story Signpost 4: Conceiving

Main Character Throughline

Miss Guinevere Pettigrew

Main Character Throughline: Universe
Main Character Concern: Progress
Main Character Issue: Fantasy vs. Fact
Main Character Problem: Ending
Main Character Solution: Unending
Main Character Symptom: Test
Main Character Response: Trust
Main Character Unique Ability: Fantasy
Main Character Critical Flaw: Experience
Main Character Benchmark: Future
Main Character Signpost 1: Past
Main Character Signpost 2: Progress
Main Character Signpost 3: Present
Main Character Signpost 4: Future

Influence Character Throughline

Delycia LeFosse (Sara Grubb)

Influence Character Throughline: Mind
Influence Character Concern: Preconscious
Influence Character Issue: Worth vs. Value
Influence Character Problem: Expectation
Influence Character Solution: Determination
Influence Character Symptom: Unending
Influence Character Response: Ending
Influence Character Unique Ability: Worth
Influence Character Critical Flaw: Desire
Influence Character Benchmark: Subconscious
Influence Character Signpost 1: Memory
Influence Character Signpost 2: Preconscious
Influence Character Signpost 3: Subconscious
Influence Character Signpost 4: Conscious

Relationship Story Throughline

Friends

Relationship Story Throughline: Physics
Relationship Story Concern: Doing
Relationship Story Issue: Experience vs. Skill
Relationship Story Problem: Expectation
Relationship Story Solution: Determination
Relationship Story Symptom: Non-Accurate
Relationship Story Response: Accurate
Relationship Story Catalyst: Enlightenment
Relationship Story Inhibitor: Threat
Relationship Story Benchmark: Obtaining
Relationship Story Signpost 1: Understanding
Relationship Story Signpost 2: Obtaining
Relationship Story Signpost 3: Doing
Relationship Story Signpost 4: Learning

Addditional Story Points

Key Structural Appreciations

Overall Story Goal: Being
Overall Story Consequence: Doing
Overall Story Cost: Preconscious
Overall Story Dividend: Progress
Overall Story Requirements: Becoming
Overall Story Prerequisites: Obtaining
Overall Story Preconditions: Subconscious
Overall Story Forewarnings: Future

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Dynamic Act Schematics

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