Remember that the Premise found in Subtext is a reduction of a Dramatica storyform. It blends subjective and objective points-of-view into a general understanding of the story’s narrative dynamic and structural appreciations.
That blending makes it easier to understand the argument of the Storyform, but it also leads to errors of subjectivity and bias—the kind of inaccuracies found in all other paradigms of Story (Hero’s Journey, Save the Cat, Eat A Walnut Method, etc).
So yes, the MC’s abandonment of a problematic Element may lead to the Objective Story Goal, but it doesn’t have to. Stories where the accomplishment of the Objective Story Goal leads to a Main Character with a Changed Resolve are just as valid (E.T. is an example of this).
It’s the relationship between the two perspectives that matters. They’re not actually connected through cause and effect.
Dramatica specifically separates out the Narrator from the Main Character Throughline. Narrator is a Storytelling Device, Main Character is a perspective. They are more often than not one and the same (as with the combination of Main Character and Protagonist), but they don’t have to be
Always remember that the Premise in Subtext is an understanding of the mind of the story, not of the Main Character. It is reflective of what you the Author want to say with your story. It is not a message to the Main Character.