Plot Structure Grade 6
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Introduces the setting, situation and characters.
events build, conflict becomes increasingly intense
most intense or exciting part of the story; also the turning point.
Events after the climax; conflict begins to settle
conflict is resolved
time and place of the story
The struggle between two opposing forces
The character or force that goes against the main character.
The main character
The message the author wishes to send the reader
Problem that takes place inside a character's mind
Problem that takes place between a character and an outside force
how an author reveals the personality and qualities of a character
Rite of Passage
a ritual that serves to mark the movement and transformation of an individual from one social position to another
A brief and often simplistic lesson that a reader may infer from a work of literature.
third person omniscient point of view
the narrator knows all of the thoughts and feelings of all of the characters in a work
third person limited point of view
the narrator only knows the thoughts and feelings of one character
second person point of view
The narrator tells the story using the pronouns "You", "Your," and "Yours" to address a reader or listener directly
first person point of view
Told from the viewpoint of one of the characters using the pronouns "I" and We"