What is the plot in a story?
It is one of the elements of a short story
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Plot, as the sequence of events, can be structured in different ways. For example, flashback can be used to propel the narrative in a different direction.
Nonetheless, plot contains 1. an exposition in which character and setting are introduced 2. the rising action in which conflict(s) develops. 3. the climax, that is, the point of highest emotional intensity (e.g. the fight scene in a movie) 4. falling action in which conflicts come to nearly an end 5. the denouement, or resolution of conflicts(s).
Plot is a literary term defined as the events that make up a story, particularly as they relate to one another in a pattern, in a sequence, through cause and effect, how the reader views the story, or simply by coincidence.
Plot tells us what the whole story is going to be about
The plot tells the reader what the story is about.
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