5 Act Structure

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Author:
wrathes
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309383
Filename:
5 Act Structure
Updated:
2015-10-10 17:35:07
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freytag pyramid
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narrative theory,freytag
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5 act structure
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  1. Expostion
    this sets the scene and the introduces the characters and setting, and provides description and background
  2. Inciting Incident (Action)
    Some single event begins the main conflict
  3. Rising Action
    the story complicates and becomes more exciting
  4. Climax
    the moment of greatest tension within the story
  5. Falling Action
    these events occur because of the climax and this lets the audience know the story will soon end
  6. Resolution
    the main problem or conflict is solved
  7. Denouement
    all remaining questions are answered and the story is completed

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