Presentation on theme: "What is plot? Plot and Freytag’s Pyramid. What is plot? Plot is the literary element that describes the structure of a story/novel. Plot is the series."— Presentation transcript:
Exposition Explains the start of the story; the way things are before the action starts. Always introduces you to characters and settings
Rising action Series of conflicts in the story that lead to the climax Conflict- struggle between opposing forces; two types: internal and external. Internal conflict- struggle with oneself External conflict- struggle with an outside force or another person
Climax The turning point of the story; the most intense moment; point of most suspense/highest action Here is the “edge of your seat” moment
Falling action All of the action that follows the climax (moves faster than the rising action)
Resolution Conclusion of the story; most of the time, all loose ends are tied together to finalize the story.