Scream

Storyform

SYNOPSIS: "A group of teens are pitted against a masked murderer that tests their knowledge of horror movies."  Synopsis source: IMDB.com

Story Dynamics

8 of the 12 essential questions

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

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

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

Main Character Problem-Solving Style: Holistic
Sidney Prescott 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: Good
Sidney Prescott ultimately succeeds in resolving his personal problems.

Overall Story Throughline

Who's The Killer and Why?

Overall Story Throughline: Physics
Overall Story Concern: Understanding
Overall Story Issue: Senses vs. Interpretation
Overall Story Problem: Self-Aware
Overall Story Solution: Aware
Overall Story Symptom: Perception
Overall Story Response: Actuality
Overall Story Catalyst: Interpretation
Overall Story Inhibitor: Situation
Overall Story Benchmark: Doing
Overall Story Signpost 1: Learning
Overall Story Signpost 2: Doing
Overall Story Signpost 3: Obtaining
Overall Story Signpost 4: Understanding

Main Character Throughline

Sidney Prescott

Main Character Throughline: Universe
Main Character Concern: Past
Main Character Issue: Destiny vs. Fate
Main Character Problem: Self-Aware
Main Character Solution: Aware
Main Character Symptom: Speculation
Main Character Response: Projection
Main Character Unique Ability: Interdiction
Main Character Critical Flaw: Evidence
Main Character Benchmark: Progress
Main Character Signpost 1: Past
Main Character Signpost 2: Progress
Main Character Signpost 3: Future
Main Character Signpost 4: Present

Influence Character Throughline

Gale Weathers

Influence Character Throughline: Mind
Influence Character Concern: Memory
Influence Character Issue: Falsehood vs. Truth
Influence Character Problem: Thought
Influence Character Solution: Knowledge
Influence Character Symptom: Perception
Influence Character Response: Actuality
Influence Character Unique Ability: Suspicion
Influence Character Critical Flaw: Prediction
Influence Character Benchmark: Preconscious
Influence Character Signpost 1: Memory
Influence Character Signpost 2: Preconscious
Influence Character Signpost 3: Subconscious
Influence Character Signpost 4: Conscious

Relationship Story Throughline

Author & Subject

Relationship Story Throughline: Psychology
Relationship Story Concern: Conceptualizing
Relationship Story Issue: Situation vs. Circumstances
Relationship Story Problem: Chaos
Relationship Story Solution: Order
Relationship Story Symptom: Perception
Relationship Story Response: Actuality
Relationship Story Catalyst: Circumstances
Relationship Story Inhibitor: Senses
Relationship Story Benchmark: Being
Relationship Story Signpost 1: Conceiving
Relationship Story Signpost 2: Conceptualizing
Relationship Story Signpost 3: Being
Relationship Story Signpost 4: Becoming

Addditional Story Points

Key Structural Appreciations

Overall Story Goal: Understanding
Overall Story Consequence: Conceptualizing
Overall Story Cost: Memory
Overall Story Dividend: Past
Overall Story Requirements: Doing
Overall Story Prerequisites: Being
Overall Story Preconditions: Preconscious
Overall Story Forewarnings: Progress

Plot Progression Visualizations

Dynamic Act Schematics

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