It is generally built around a conflict, the plot tells what happens, when, and to whom. A story's plot usually includes four stages: exposition, rising action, climax, and falling action.
The early part of the story, the exposition sets the tone, establishes the setting, introduces the characters, and gives the reader important background information.
Refers to the events in a story the move the plot along by adding complications or expanding the conflict. It usually builds suspense to a climax, or turning point.
It's the moment when the reader's interest and emotional intensity reach the highest point. The climax usually occurs toward the end of a story, after the reader has understood the conflict and become emotionally involved with the characters. The climax sometimes, but not always points to the resolution to the conflict.
Falling Action (Resolution)
It occurs after the climax of a story. The conflict is usually resolved at this time, and any loose ends of the story are tied up.
They remain unchanged.
They change as a result of events.
The time and place of action of a story.
A perception about life or human nature that the writer conveys to the reader.
One that occurs within a character.
It involves a character pitted against an outside force, such as nature, a physical obstacle, or another character.