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Literature - PLOT

What is a plot? The sequence of events in the order as they are presented in the text.
What must good plots be able to do? Create suspense. Awaken the reader's interest. Hold the reader's attention.
Put these words in the order they normally appear in a story: denouement, climax, exposition, falling and rising action exposition - rising action - climax - falling action - denouement
What three things of a story will normally be introduced in the exposition? The background, the setting and the characters.
What is the moment called when events are reversed and then move into another direction? Turning point.
What part of the plot structure is the turning point closely connected to? The climax.
What is another word for denouement? Resolution.
What happens in the denouement? The conflict is resolved.
What does 'chronological' mean? That the story develops from start to finish.
Foreshadowing, what does that mean? It is used to describe a scene in a story where the readers are given hints about what might happen later in the story.
What are flashbacks? They are scenes where the readers are given details about something that happened earlier in the story.
Created by: kjoeper123