What does she want? To be with Mitchell.
What are her motives for wanting this? To make up for her regret of leaving (taking the job in Seattle)
Where in the story is this made clear to the reader? Her inner dialog/thoughts, dedication to “helping” Mitch all the time
How do we learn what she wants? Her inner dialog/thoughts, dedication to “helping” Mitch all the time
What or who stands in her way of achieving it? Mitch’s hesitation/inability to move past the loss of his wife, her own fear, strong feelings of guilt
What does that desire set in motion? Her putting her life on hold in order to achieve it–slowly, gradually, without her realizing