Occurs at the beginning of a short story. The characters, setting and main conflict of the story are introduced.
This part of the story begins to develop the conflict(s). A building of interest or suspense occurs.
The protagonist faces the conflict and a change occurs. The highest point of interest in the story.
The person or force that the protagonist is against (can be a character or a more universal force such as society).
1st Person Point of View
Told from a character within the story or related to the story. The narrator uses words like I, me and my.
3rd Person Limited Point of View
Told from a "voice" outside the story that can give intimate details of ONE character's feelings and actions. The narrator uses words like he, she and they.
3rd Person Omniscient Point of View
Told from a voice outside the story which is an all seeing & all knowing narrator. The narrator uses words like he, she and they.