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Plot Vocabulary

TermDefinition
plot The sequence of events in a story.
exposition The part of the plot in which the reader is given important background information about the characters and setting.
inciting incident The first event that sets the plot in motion and introduces the conflict.
rising action The series of events that begin to occur after the conflict is introduced. They add complications to the story and make readers more interested.
climax The turning point of the story. The moment of greatest tension.
falling action The tension is decreasing, loose ends are being tied up, and the conflict is being resolved.
resolution The outcome of the events. The conflict and climax have been fully resolved.
conflict The problem or struggle between opposing forces.
character vs. self When the character's struggle in within his/her mind.
character vs. others When the character struggles with another character.
character vs. nature When the character struggles with a force of nature (weather, animal, wilderness).
character vs. society When the character fights against those with which he/she lives.
internal conflict A type of conflict that has the character struggling inwardly.
external conflict A type of conflict that exists between a character and an outside force
protagonist The main character of the story, usually the good guy.
antagonist The character creating problems for the protagonist.
setting The time, place, and mood of the story.
Created by: nicsky