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Plot

series of events that make up a story

exposition

Beginning of the story which introduces the characters, setting, conflict.

rising action

The conflict increases, the main character faces obstacles, the suspense builds

climax

OMG! Moment of the story, turning point of the story



falling action

tension eases, shows how the main character resolves the conflict

resolution

shows how everything turns out, loose ends are tied up, also known as the denouement

conflict

the main problem or struggle the main character faces in the story, this element moves the story forward

setting

the time and place the story occurs

character

defined as any person, animal, or figure represented in a literary work.

protagonist

usually the main character of the story



antagonist

opposes the main character