StylisticsWhat are the diferences between logical and emotional climax.

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Some works have a climax that is both logical and emotional.  A logical climax follows the sequence of events of the story and makes sense.  It is the highest point of the plot. An emotional climax is a catharsis of emotion.  It might occur later or earlier than the logical climax.  Some stories only have one or the other.