My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Storyform

SYNOPSIS: "A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity."  Synopsis source: IMDB.com

Story Dynamics

8 of the 12 essential questions

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

Main Character Growth: Stop
regarding Tula, the audience is waiting for something to stop.

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

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

Overall Story Throughline

Marrying Off Tula

Overall Story Throughline: Psychology
Overall Story Concern: Conceiving
Overall Story Issue: Permission vs. Deficiency
Overall Story Problem: Non-Acceptance
Overall Story Solution: Acceptance
Overall Story Symptom: Potentiality
Overall Story Response: Certainty
Overall Story Catalyst: Deficiency
Overall Story Inhibitor: Prerequisites
Overall Story Benchmark: Conceptualizing
Overall Story Signpost 1: Becoming
Overall Story Signpost 2: Conceptualizing
Overall Story Signpost 3: Being
Overall Story Signpost 4: Conceiving

Main Character Throughline

Tula

Main Character Throughline: Mind
Main Character Concern: Conscious
Main Character Issue: Reappraisal vs. Appraisal
Main Character Problem: Non-Acceptance
Main Character Solution: Acceptance
Main Character Symptom: Induction
Main Character Response: Deduction
Main Character Unique Ability: Doubt
Main Character Critical Flaw: Work
Main Character Benchmark: Memory
Main Character Signpost 1: Subconscious
Main Character Signpost 2: Conscious
Main Character Signpost 3: Memory
Main Character Signpost 4: Preconscious

Influence Character Throughline

Ian

Influence Character Throughline: Universe
Influence Character Concern: Present
Influence Character Issue: Repulsion vs. Attraction
Influence Character Problem: Induction
Influence Character Solution: Deduction
Influence Character Symptom: Potentiality
Influence Character Response: Certainty
Influence Character Unique Ability: Attempt
Influence Character Critical Flaw: Investigation
Influence Character Benchmark: Past
Influence Character Signpost 1: Past
Influence Character Signpost 2: Present
Influence Character Signpost 3: Progress
Influence Character Signpost 4: Future

Relationship Story Throughline

Awkward Romance

Relationship Story Throughline: Physics
Relationship Story Concern: Learning
Relationship Story Issue: Prerequisites vs. Preconditions
Relationship Story Problem: Possibility
Relationship Story Solution: Probability
Relationship Story Symptom: Potentiality
Relationship Story Response: Certainty
Relationship Story Catalyst: Preconditions
Relationship Story Inhibitor: Permission
Relationship Story Benchmark: Understanding
Relationship Story Signpost 1: Understanding
Relationship Story Signpost 2: Doing
Relationship Story Signpost 3: Obtaining
Relationship Story Signpost 4: Learning

Addditional Story Points

Key Structural Appreciations

Overall Story Goal: Conceiving
Overall Story Consequence: Learning
Overall Story Cost: Present
Overall Story Dividend: Conscious
Overall Story Requirements: Conceptualizing
Overall Story Prerequisites: Understanding
Overall Story Preconditions: Past
Overall Story Forewarnings: Memory

Plot Progression Visualizations

Dynamic Act Schematics

OS: MC: IC: RS:

Dramatica Story Expert

the next chapter in story development

Buy Now