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writing that tells about imaginary characters and events. This form uses sentences and paragraphs.
writing that tells about real people, places, objects, or events. This form includes sentences and paragraphs
the sequence of events in a literary work. The plot is the writer's plan for what happens, when it happens, and to whom it happens. A plot is built around a central conflict - a problem or struggle involving two or more opposing forces. Plot complications are events or problems that arise and make it more difficult to resolve the conflict
a problem or struggle between a character and an
character vs. character
character vs. group
character vs. nature
• Exposition provides background for the story. Characters are introduces, the setting is described, and the tone is set.
Rising Action Plot
The plot "thickens" as the central conflict begins to unfold. Complications are introduced and suspense builds.
is the greatest interest or suspense in the story. At this point the main character has to deal with the conflict directly. It is often the turning point, when the action reaches a peak and the outcome of the conflict is decided. The climax may occur because of a decision the characters reach or because of a discovery or an event that changes the situation. The climax usually results in a change in the characters or a solution to the conflict.
the character or character's problems are solved. (note: neither the character nor the reader may necessarily like or agree with how
the problems are resolved!
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