Category Archives: Example Stories

Stories About Fixed Attitudes (Mind Stories)

STORIES about fixed attitudes have an Objective Story Domain of Mind: Amadeus: The play is a memory play. It is fixed in Salieri’s mind. This is his recollection, his argument, his justification. However, within the objective story, the characters are … Continue reading

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Stories About Manipulation and Manners of Thinking

STORIES dealing with manipulation and/or manners of thinking have an Objective Story Domain of Psychology: All About Eve: The objective characters have different ways of thinking: Margo, Karen, Lloyd, and Bill are snowed by their first impressions of Eve. They … Continue reading

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Stories About Activities (Physics Stories)

STORIES that have an Objective Story Domain of Physics: A Doll’s House: Nora endeavors to maintain a happy marriage; Mrs. Linde comes to town looking for work (and Krogstad); Krogstad attempts to save his job and rehabilitate his nature; Torvald … Continue reading

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Stories That Explore Situations (Objective Universe Stories)

A Clockwork Orange: The objective characters are caught up in untenable situations: uncontrolled lawless youths terrorize society; Alex is imprisoned for murder and brainwashed through the complex machinations of those around him–his fellow droogs, a crazed writer, and a crafty … Continue reading

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Stories with a Judgment of Bad

STORIES that have Judgment of Bad: The Age of Innocence: Newland never realizes his full potential as an enlightened man hoping to share his true self with a lifelong partner, his wife. He is trapped in a stifling existence for … Continue reading

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Stories with a Judgment of Good

STORIES that have Judgment of Good: A Clockwork Orange: Alex resolves his personal problems–his conflict with society–by making society accept him. As frightening as it may be to unleash Alex back into society, it is worse to eradicate individuality. To … Continue reading

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Stories with an Outcome of Failure

STORIES that have Outcome of Failure: A Doll’s House: Nora’s decision to leave Torvald ends their marriage. All That Jazz: The show (NY/LA) does not go on. Amadeus: Salieri is ultimately able to contribute to Mozart’s death. However, it does … Continue reading

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