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plot Also called storyline. the plan, scheme, or main story of a literary or dramatic work, as a play, novel, or short story.
Resolution the act of resolving or determining upon an action, course of action, method, procedure, etc.
Chapter a main division of a book, treatise, or the like, usually bearing a number or title.
Exposition a large-scale public exhibition or show, as of art or manufactured products: an exposition of 19th-century paintings; an automobile exposition.
Parallel extending in the same direction, equidistant at all points, and never converging or diverging: parallel rows of trees.
genre of or relating to a distinctive literary type.
Rising action a related series of incidents in a literary plot that build toward the point of greatest interest.
Foreshadowing to show or indicate beforehand; prefigure: Political upheavals foreshadowed war.
Act anything done, being done, or to be done; deed; performance: a heroic act.
Climax (in a dramatic or literary work) a decisive moment that is of maximum intensity or is a major turning point in a plot.
Flashback a device in the narrative of a motion picture, novel, etc., by which an event or scene taking place before the present time in the narrative is inserted into the chronological structure of the work.
Scene the place where some action or event occurs: He returned to the scene of the murder.
Falling action the part of a literary plot that occurs after the climax has been reached and the conflict has been resolved.
In media res
Created by: ahallgren