SYNOPSIS: "A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife."  Synopsis Source:

Story Dynamics

8 of the 12 essential questions

Main Character Resolve: Change
Main Character Growth: Start
Main Character Approach: Be-er
Main Character Mental Sex: Female
Story Driver: Action
Story Limit: Optionlock
Story Outcome: Success
Story Judgment: Good

Overall Story Throughline

The 2nd Wife vs. Rebecca, the First Wife

Overall Story Throughline: Universe
Overall Story Concern: Past
Overall Story Issue: Interdiction vs. Prediction
Overall Story Problem: Desire
Overall Story Solution: Ability
Overall Story Symptom: Equity
Overall Story Response: Inequity
Overall Story Catalyst: Fate
Overall Story Inhibitor: Falsehood
Overall Story Benchmark: Progress
Overall Story Signpost 1: Past
Overall Story Signpost 2: Future
Overall Story Signpost 3: Progress
Overall Story Signpost 4: Present

Main Character Throughline

Mrs. de Winter

Main Character Throughline: Psychology
Main Character Concern: Conceptualizing
Main Character Issue: Sense of Self vs. State of Being
Main Character Problem: Desire
Main Character Solution: Ability
Main Character Symptom: Projection
Main Character Response: Speculation
Main Character Unique Ability: State of Being
Main Character Critical Flaw: Conditioning
Main Character Benchmark: Being
Main Character Signpost 1: Being
Main Character Signpost 2: Becoming
Main Character Signpost 3: Conceiving
Main Character Signpost 4: Conceptualizing

Influence Character Throughline


Influence Character Throughline: Physics
Influence Character Concern: Understanding
Influence Character Issue: Conditioning vs. Instinct
Influence Character Problem: Chaos
Influence Character Solution: Order
Influence Character Symptom: Equity
Influence Character Response: Inequity
Influence Character Unique Ability: Instinct
Influence Character Critical Flaw: Sense of Self
Influence Character Benchmark: Doing
Influence Character Signpost 1: Understanding
Influence Character Signpost 2: Doing
Influence Character Signpost 3: Obtaining
Influence Character Signpost 4: Learning

Relationship Story Throughline

Making the New Marriage Work

Relationship Story Throughline: Mind
Relationship Story Concern: Memory
Relationship Story Issue: Suspicion vs. Evidence
Relationship Story Problem: Speculation
Relationship Story Solution: Projection
Relationship Story Symptom: Equity
Relationship Story Response: Inequity
Relationship Story Catalyst: Truth
Relationship Story Inhibitor: Destiny
Relationship Story Benchmark: Preconscious
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: Past
Overall Story Consequence: Memory
Overall Story Cost: Understanding
Overall Story Dividend: Conceptualizing
Overall Story Requirements: Progress
Overall Story Prerequisites: Preconscious
Overall Story Preconditions: Doing
Overall Story Forewarnings: Being

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