She’s All That

Storyform

SYNOPSIS: "A high school jock makes a bet that he can turn an unattractive girl into the school's prom queen."  Synopsis source: IMDB.com

Story Dynamics

8 of the 12 essential questions

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

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

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

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

Overall Story Throughline

Creating a Prom Queen

Overall Story Throughline: Psychology
Overall Story Concern: Becoming
Overall Story Issue: Commitment vs. Responsibility
Overall Story Problem: Avoid
Overall Story Solution: Pursuit
Overall Story Symptom: Faith
Overall Story Response: Disbelief
Overall Story Catalyst: Responsibility
Overall Story Inhibitor: Denial
Overall Story Benchmark: Conceptualizing
Overall Story Signpost 1: Conceptualizing
Overall Story Signpost 2: Being
Overall Story Signpost 3: Becoming
Overall Story Signpost 4: Conceiving

Main Character Throughline

Zack

Main Character Throughline: Universe
Main Character Concern: Future
Main Character Issue: Openness vs. Preconception
Main Character Problem: Reconsider
Main Character Solution: Consider
Main Character Symptom: Faith
Main Character Response: Disbelief
Main Character Unique Ability: Choice
Main Character Critical Flaw: Attitude
Main Character Benchmark: Past
Main Character Signpost 1: Future
Main Character Signpost 2: Past
Main Character Signpost 3: Progress
Main Character Signpost 4: Present

Influence Character Throughline

Laney

Influence Character Throughline: Mind
Influence Character Concern: Subconscious
Influence Character Issue: Closure vs. Denial
Influence Character Problem: Avoid
Influence Character Solution: Pursuit
Influence Character Symptom: Consider
Influence Character Response: Reconsider
Influence Character Unique Ability: Dream
Influence Character Critical Flaw: Obligation
Influence Character Benchmark: Memory
Influence Character Signpost 1: Memory
Influence Character Signpost 2: Preconscious
Influence Character Signpost 3: Subconscious
Influence Character Signpost 4: Conscious

Relationship Story Throughline

The Makeover

Relationship Story Throughline: Physics
Relationship Story Concern: Obtaining
Relationship Story Issue: Ability vs. Morality
Relationship Story Problem: Avoid
Relationship Story Solution: Pursuit
Relationship Story Symptom: Control
Relationship Story Response: Uncontrolled
Relationship Story Catalyst: Morality
Relationship Story Inhibitor: Preconception
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: Becoming
Overall Story Consequence: Obtaining
Overall Story Cost: Subconscious
Overall Story Dividend: Future
Overall Story Requirements: Conceptualizing
Overall Story Prerequisites: Understanding
Overall Story Preconditions: Memory
Overall Story Forewarnings: Past

Plot Progression Visualizations

Dynamic Act Schematics

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