Plot Structures I. Exposition – Detailed information about a character. II. Plot – Storyline III. Rising Action – Events leading to the climax IV. Turing Point (the Climax) the event that changes a character V. Falling Action Events after the turning point (or climax). Also known as Resolution. 6 Things that affect PLOT: 1. Character’s Motivation – What makes the character do what he/she is doing in the story 2. Character’s Discoveries – What the character discovers about himself and others(as the story progresses) 3. Theme - underlying point of the story 4. Language: a. Word choice/style used to create characters b. Dialect: a form of speech peculiar to a district, class, or person. c. Point-of-view: the narrative point of a literary work, commonly either first- person or third-persons. 5. Empathy – Understanding and entering another’s feelings. 6. Suspense – Anticipation of an approaching climax Other Drama Vocabulary 1. Monologue – a long speech made by one person. 2. Dialogue – conversation between two or more people. 3. Protagonist – main character 4. Antagonist – someone who offers opposition to the main character 5. Breaking the Forth Wall – refers to a character directly addressing an audience, or actively acknowledging that the characters an actions are not real.
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