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prose literature in which a world is recreated or invented by the writer. Short stories and novels are twoo types of fiction.
Short Story
fiction that is limited in scope of events, characters, and setting.
Making an educated guess using all the elements of a story.
the sequence of events in a story, novel, or play, each event causing or leading to the next. Starts with the exposition and continues with the narrative hook, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution.
The introduction to the characters, setting, and situation at the beginning of the story, novel, or play.
Narrative hook
The point in the story or novel at which the author catches the reader's attention by presenting an interesting problem or situation.
Rising Action
The part of the plot that adds complications to the plot's problems and increases reader interest.
The point of greatest point or emotional, intensity, interest, or suspense in a short story, novel, or play.
Falling Action
The logical result of the climax that leads to the resolution.
The part of the plot that includes the falling action by revealing or suggesting the outcome of the conflict.
Plot twist
an unexpected develpment or turn of events.