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A theme is a major subject or idea in a work of literature or art.
Identify 3 Themes and 1 occurrence of each theme in the film.
A motif is a visual theme or a repetition of an image.
Identify 1 Motif and an occurrence of it in the film.
Emotional need is the character’s emotional predicament/conflict. This plot line is built around what relationships the main characters need to create. Usually, but not always, this means the establishment or rediscovery of a romantic relationship. The emotional need is not always about love, nor is it necessarily recognized or understood as a need by the protagonist.
What is the emotional need of the protagonist?
The material goal, is a conscious decision by the protagonist. In American movies, this often has to do with property, money, or skill: Robbing a bank, winning the big game, defeating the Empire, etc.
What is the material goal of the protagonist?