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What is the Exposition/Introduction
The beginning of the story. It is where the author gives the background information.
What is the Rising Action?
A related series of events that builds to the climax.
What is the Conflict?
The conflict is the opposition that moticates or shapes the plot. It is usually one of the following:

Character Vs. Self
Character Vs. Other Character
Character Vs. Nature
Character Vs. Society
What is the Climax?
The decisive mometh that is the major turning point of the story. "The Point of No Return" where the protagonist makes a decision that will decide his/her fate.
What is the Falling Action?
The events that occur between the Climax and the Conclusion
What is the Resolution?
The conclusion of the story is where the conflict is resolved and all of the loose ends are tied together.
Define Protagonist
The Main Character
Define Antagonist
The person, place, thing or idea that is creating conflict for the main character
What is a static character?
A character who doesn't change throughout the book
What is a dynamic character?
A character who changes and grows throughout the book.