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Essential Plot Vocab

-CONFLICT: the BIG Issue the main character has to deal with in the story -EXPOSITION: the beginning background information of the story, includes setting and characters -INCITING INCIDENT: the moment in the story that starts the conflict -RISING ACTION: the moment(s) or obstacles that create and build suspense in the conflict -CLIMAX: the moment when the conflict reaches its highest intensity or suspense, the turning point -FALLING ACTION: the moment(s) in the story when the conflict is appearing to be on its way towards resolution -RESOLUTION: the ending of the story, how the conflict was solved