The Story of My Life by Helen Keller

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What is the plot diagram of The Story of My Life?

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The plot is one of the main elements of a story and a plot diagram is a means by which writers and readers can create (writers) or follow (readers) the thread of a story by concentrating on the most significant events or incidents within that story, They are significant in terms of whether they form part of the build up of a story, the highlight or main focus (the climax) of the story or the ultimate winding-down of the story, all of which establish their influence on the plot itself. The plot diagram is like a triangular shape starting with the introduction or exposition followed by the rising action leading up to the climax, which is a major turning-point, and after which the falling action or denouement leads down towards the conclusion or resolution. This allows the writer to create a story which has a good structure and flow, makes sense and sends readers away satisfied. It allows the reader to organize the most relevant aspects of the story in order to understand it better and...

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