Ratatouille

Premise

Keep moving towards toleration of haters and you can inspire great affection for your talents
Subtxt Settings
1

What organizes the structure of this Premise?

Reason
Relationships
2

What is the point of this Premise?

to Abandon
to Maintain
3

Does the Main Character flow with the plot, or resist it?

Flow
Resist
4

What kind of ending does the story have?

Triumph
Virtuous
Bleak
Tragedy
Perspectives
Plot
Anyone Can Cook
Main Character
Remy
Influence Character
Linguini
Relationships
friendship
Narrative Personality
Main Character

Present

being current in something

Relationships

Learning

learning how to best work together

Plot

Conceiving

getting an idea about a group

Influence Character

Conscious

being attentive

Thematic Components
Character
Acceptance
tolerating the haters
Plot
Conceiving
inspiring great affection for your talents
Acts

The Elements, Settings, and Character Arcs chosen above set the following progression of Acts:

Illustrated Storypoints

Objective Story Concern

Illustration
getting an idea about a group
Storytelling

The staff at Gusteau’s restaurant are trying to conceive of the thing that will restore the restaurant’s great reputation, and they unknowingly find it — in the form of a rat secretly working in the restaurant and proving Gusteau’s much-disputed mantra: ‘anyone can cook.’

Method
Conceiving

Main Character Concern

Illustration
being current in something
Storytelling

Remy is totally unsatisfied with his present life as a rat. His gifts are not being appreciated or properly utilized by his rat family, and he simply hates his quality of life — he doesn’t want to just survive, he wants to live.

Method
Present

Influence Character Concern

Illustration
being attentive
Storytelling

Linguini’s total lack of thought about, well, anything leads pretty much everyone else to consider him a totally and utterly useless waste of space.

Method
Conscious

Relationship Story Concern

Illustration
learning how to best work together
Storytelling

Remy and Linguini must learn to overcome their obvious differences and find a way to truly work in harmony as a team, allowing the relationship to blossom into something more meaningful.

Method
Learning

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