a problem between two opposing forces
character's struggle against an outside force
character's struggle with his/herself
sequence of events in a story
beginnning part of the plot. introduces character's conflict.setting
plot's conflict develops. coplications are introduced and suspense builds.
high point of suspense: the turning point in the conflict when the outcome becomes clear.
events after climax, but before the resolution; events that lead to the solution
exact movement in the plot when the conflicts solved. emotion
all minor complications and loosed ends wrapped up.