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Vocab 4: Plot Structure
at the beginning, show (expose) the characters, setting, and background details
increasing tension through conflict and struggles
the turning point in a plot where conflict is at its peak; moment of best or worst thing that could happen
working out the details and resolving conflicts that led to the climax
loose end are tied up and story comes to a close; things are resolved (fixed, solved)
character struggles against another person or an outside force
a struggle within the character
a young person having extraordinary talent or ability
extreme boldness or fearlessness
to sink or gradually slip away (into a coma, for example)
a sense of knowing without really thinking; gut feeling
a close friend