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Elements of Plot

Match the term with its definition.

ExpositionAn author's introduction to the characters, setting, and situation at the beginning of the story
Narrative HookThe point in a story or novel at which the author catches the reader's attention by presenting an interesting problem or situation
Rising ActionThe part of the plot that adds complication to the plot's problems and increases reader interest
ConflictThe struggle between two opposing forces
External ConflictA character struggles against some outside force
Internal ConflictA struggle within the mind of a character who is torn between opposing feelings or goals
ClimaxThe point of greatest emotional intensity, interest, or suspense in a story
Falling ActionThe action that follows the climax
ResolutionThe part of a plot that concludes the falling action by revealing or suggesting the outcome of the conflict
PlotThe sequence of events in a story

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