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Flashcards in plot structure Deck (9):
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plot

organization of events or episodes presented by the writer as an interconnected sequence in a story

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conflict

the main character of any story has goals or needs, to achieve them the character will have to face obstacles

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climax

the most emotionally charged part of a story-- the turning point for the protagonist

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denouement

the unraveling of the plot after the climax

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flashback

a sudden shift in the plot from the present to the past

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foreshadowing

a warning or hit of events that will happen later

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motif

a recurring concept, image, character or incident that forms part of the plot, structure or theme

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inference

"reading between the lines" to figure out what is implied rather than stated

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theme

one of he central or controlling ideas of a piece of literature