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Plot Structure-Lion King

Understanding the Structure of a Story

Lisa Weir

on 11 September 2015

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Transcript of Plot Structure-Lion King

What is plot?
The actions or events in the story
The parts of a plot include the exposition, conflict, rising actions, climax, falling actions, resolution, and setting.
What are the parts of a plot?
The exposition is the beginning of a plot (story) which the author uses to introduce the characters and the setting.
What is the exposition?
How is this an exposition?
Can you think of any other movie or book examples of exposition?
Rising actions are events related to the conflict of a plot that move the characters towards the climax of a story. The events that happen before the climax.
What is a rising action?
How is this a rising action?
Can you think of any more examples of rising actions?
The climax of the story is the most exciting and suspenseful part.
What is a climax?
How is this the climax of a story?
Can you think of other examples of plot climaxes?
The resolution is made up of those events which form the outcome of the climax. The end when all the problems are solved.
What is the resolution?
How is this the resolution of the story?
Can you think of resolutions to other plots?
Do all plots have resolutions?
What is setting?
The setting is the when and where of a plot.
How would you describe the when and where of the "Lion King" clips we've seen today?
What are falling actions?
Falling actions are events after the climax that lead towards a resolution.
How are these events falling actions?
What is the conflict?
The conflict is the problem faced by the main character in the story.
How is the conflict?
Who are the main characters?
The people, animals or creatures in the story.
How would you describe the main characters in the "Lion King?"
What is a theme found in "The Lion King"?
a life lesson learned from the story
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