Mrs. Miniver

Storyform

SYNOPSIS: "A British family struggles to survive the first months of World War II."  Synopsis source: IMDB.com

Story Dynamics

8 of the 12 essential questions

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

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

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

Main Character Problem-Solving Style: Holistic
Kay Miniver uses holistic 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: Success
In terms of the overall plot, the original goal is achieved.

Story Judgment: Bad
Kay Miniver ultimately fails in resolving his personal problems.

Overall Story Throughline

Maintaining Life during World War II

Overall Story Throughline: Universe
Overall Story Concern: Progress
Overall Story Issue: Security vs. Threat
Overall Story Problem: Result
Overall Story Solution: Process
Overall Story Symptom: Cause
Overall Story Response: Effect
Overall Story Catalyst: Threat
Overall Story Inhibitor: Enlightenment
Overall Story Benchmark: Future
Overall Story Signpost 1: Past
Overall Story Signpost 2: Progress
Overall Story Signpost 3: Future
Overall Story Signpost 4: Present

Main Character Throughline

Kay Miniver

Main Character Throughline: Psychology
Main Character Concern: Being
Main Character Issue: Ability vs. Desire
Main Character Problem: Accurate
Main Character Solution: Non-Accurate
Main Character Symptom: Cause
Main Character Response: Effect
Main Character Unique Ability: Desire
Main Character Critical Flaw: Worth
Main Character Benchmark: Becoming
Main Character Signpost 1: Being
Main Character Signpost 2: Becoming
Main Character Signpost 3: Conceptualizing
Main Character Signpost 4: Conceiving

Influence Character Throughline

Lady Beldon

Influence Character Throughline: Physics
Influence Character Concern: Doing
Influence Character Issue: Skill vs. Experience
Influence Character Problem: Result
Influence Character Solution: Process
Influence Character Symptom: Unending
Influence Character Response: Ending
Influence Character Unique Ability: Experience
Influence Character Critical Flaw: Fantasy
Influence Character Benchmark: Obtaining
Influence Character Signpost 1: Understanding
Influence Character Signpost 2: Doing
Influence Character Signpost 3: Obtaining
Influence Character Signpost 4: Learning

Relationship Story Throughline

Class Struggle

Relationship Story Throughline: Mind
Relationship Story Concern: Preconscious
Relationship Story Issue: Confidence vs. Worry
Relationship Story Problem: Proven
Relationship Story Solution: Unproven
Relationship Story Symptom: Cause
Relationship Story Response: Effect
Relationship Story Catalyst: Worry
Relationship Story Inhibitor: Thought
Relationship Story Benchmark: Subconscious
Relationship Story Signpost 1: Memory
Relationship Story Signpost 2: Preconscious
Relationship Story Signpost 3: Subconscious
Relationship Story Signpost 4: Conscious

Addditional Story Points

Key Structural Appreciations

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

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