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the beginning of a story that presents characters, settings, and the problem (sets the stage)
the events in a story that become increasingly more intense and lead up to the conflict (creates tension)
the events in a story in which the reader learns just how a character's problem is resolved or figured out (loose ends are tied up)
the events immediately after the character solves his or her problem in which the story's plot becomes clear
a scene at the very end of the story in which the character is shown to be living "happily ever after"
man versus himself
the main conflict is against some kind of emotional, physical, or other kind of internal issue, like fear or a handicap
a story that is based in unrealistic places (like Narnia) and has unrealistic events (such as magic)
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