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Parts of Plot. Plot = a series of events (actions) leading to, or causing another . Each event is dependant upon the previous event being completely conveyed. First Part: Exposition. The introduction to: Characters Setting (where a story takes place)

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Parts of plot

Parts of Plot

  • Plot = a series of events (actions) leading to, or causing another.

  • Each event is dependant upon the previous event being completely conveyed.


First part exposition

First Part: Exposition

  • The introduction to:

  • Characters

  • Setting (where a story takes place)

  • Objectivesandmotivations of the character.


Second part the narrative hook

Second Part:The Narrative Hook:

  • Introduction of the primaryobstacle

  • Remember:Obstacle provides conflict

  • No Conflict = No Story


Third part the rising action

Third Part: The Rising Action

  • Character employs a series of distincttacticsin an attempt to overcome the centralobstacle/conflict.

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Rising action continued

Rising Action Continued

  • Important note: As eachtacticfails, the character’s frustration andstakes progressively rise- as does the audience’s interest

  • Rising Action =the longest part of a story


Fourth part the climax

Fourth Part:The Climax

  • Often called the “high point” of the story

  • The point where the character makes "the final push" to achieve objective.

  • Occurs at the highest moment of intensity and emotion for the character (and audience)

  • During a good climax, the audience demands to know “what happens next!”

  • Climax signified by final tactic


Fifth and sixth parts falling action and resolution

Fifth and Sixth Parts:Falling Action and Resolution

  • Communicates the results of the character succeeding or failing to achieveobjective.

  • Key Point: A successful story often contains a character that has undergone some change or discovery, as a result of succeeding or failing to achieveobjective.


Parts of plot

4. Climax

5. Falling Action

3. Rising Action

6. Resolution

1) Exposition

2. Narrative Hook

THE PLOT LINE: A pictorial depiction of a story’s action


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