Notes - PLOT - Conflict the character experiences a tension...

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PLOT sequence of events, “why” things happen in a narrative Rising Action – the author provides the background or exposition (characters, setting, conflict, etc.) Setting – the location of the story’s action, the time of the story’s action, the environment and often the weather or season. Characters – the people as they are described and revealed to us. -Physical Traits -Actions / Behavior -Opinions -Feelings and Emotions -Point of view (the character’s attitude toward or position on a subject)
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Unformatted text preview: Conflict the character experiences a tension between himself, another character, or something else (nature, the environment) Man vs. Himself, Man vs. Man, Man vs. Nature Crisis / Climax a turning point Falling Action and Resolution after the crisis, the action changes. The character resolves the conflict, is defeated by the conflict, or is changed in some way...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course RDG 091 taught by Professor Chaloka during the Spring '09 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

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