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What is the falling action of the book On the Road?

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When we think about plot, the falling action is the section of plot that comes after the climax and before the resolution of the novel. This is normally not a very large section of the story, but it nonetheless performs an important function, bridging the gap between the story's moment of highest emotional intensity (the climax) and the final end of the conflict that has driven the story (the resolution).

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