Rocky

Storyform

SYNOPSIS: "Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer gets a supremely rare chance to fight the heavy-weight champion, Apollo Creed, in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect."  Synopsis Source: IMDB.com

Story Dynamics

8 of the 12 essential questions

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

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

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

Main Character Problem-Solving Style: Linear
Rocky Balboa uses linear problem-solving techniques.

Story Driver: Decision
In terms of the overall plot, decisions force actions to be taken.

Story Limit: Timelock
The story climax occurs because time has run out.

Story Outcome: Failure
In terms of the overall plot, the original goal is not achieved.

Story Judgment: Good
Rocky Balboa ultimately succeeds in resolving his personal problems.

Overall Story Throughline

Italian Stallion vs. The Champ

Overall Story Throughline: Universe
Overall Story Concern: Progress
Overall Story Issue: Fact vs. Fantasy
Overall Story Problem: Non-Accurate
Overall Story Solution: Accurate
Overall Story Symptom: Unproven
Overall Story Response: Proven
Overall Story Catalyst: Security
Overall Story Inhibitor: Wisdom
Overall Story Benchmark: Present
Overall Story Signpost 1: Past
Overall Story Signpost 2: Progress
Overall Story Signpost 3: Future
Overall Story Signpost 4: Present

Main Character Throughline

Rocky Balboa

Main Character Throughline: Physics
Main Character Concern: Doing
Main Character Issue: Wisdom vs. Enlightenment
Main Character Problem: Hunch
Main Character Solution: Theory
Main Character Symptom: Unproven
Main Character Response: Proven
Main Character Unique Ability: Skill
Main Character Critical Flaw: Fact
Main Character Benchmark: Learning
Main Character Signpost 1: Learning
Main Character Signpost 2: Understanding
Main Character Signpost 3: Doing
Main Character Signpost 4: Obtaining

Influence Character Throughline

Adrian

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

Relationship Story Throughline

Growing Romance

Relationship Story Throughline: Mind
Relationship Story Concern: Preconscious
Relationship Story Issue: Value vs. Worth
Relationship Story Problem: Non-Accurate
Relationship Story Solution: Accurate
Relationship Story Symptom: Process
Relationship Story Response: Result
Relationship Story Catalyst: Confidence
Relationship Story Inhibitor: Knowledge
Relationship Story Benchmark: Conscious
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: Progress
Overall Story Consequence: Preconscious
Overall Story Cost: Being
Overall Story Dividend: Doing
Overall Story Requirements: Present
Overall Story Prerequisites: Conscious
Overall Story Preconditions: Conceiving
Overall Story Forewarnings: Learning

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Dynamic Act Schematics

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