Today we focused on the parts of a short story, hopefully only review for all of you.
Exposition: the beginning of a story which introduces characters, setting, and conflict
Rising Action: parts of the plot that lead up to the story’s climax
Climax: the turning point of a story
Falling Action: the parts of a story leading to its denouement (resolution)
Denouement: resolves a story’s central conflict; ties up loose ends
Conflict: the central struggle in a story