In fiction, the story of a play, novel, romance, or poem, comprising a complication of incidents which are gradually unfolded, sometimes by unexpected means.
Pattern of elements that make up the action line of a story: The situation that brings a story into focus.
the structure of the action of a story. Note: In conventional stories, plot has three main parts: rising action, climax, and falling action leading to a resolution or denouement. to so structure the action of a story. a pattern of related episodes.
Plot is the sequence of events in a literary work. In most novels, dramas, short stories, and narrative poems, the plot involves both characters and a central conflict. The plot usually begins with an exposition that introduces the setting, the characters, and the basic situation. This is followed by the inciting action, which introduces the central conflict. The conflict then increases during the development until it reaches a high point of interest or suspense, called the climax. All the events leading up to the climax make up the rising action. The climax is followed by the falling action, which leads to the resolution, or end, of the central conflict. Any events that occur after the resolution make up the denouement.
A list of preparations and actions required during a performance. Each department has its own plot as necessary e.g. fly plot, lighting plot.
The people in charge of designing the adventures, treasure and monsters that will occur during an event.
the sequence of a story's events that follow the pattern of exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution; in most novels, short stories, dramas, and narrative poems, the plot involves two basic elements - characters and conflict
2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 11 The careful sequencing of events in a story generally built around a conflict. Stages of plot include exposition (background), rising action, climax, falling action and denouement (resolution).
Sequence of events in a story where each event causes the next event to happen. Otherwise, you just have a story. Example: The king died, and then the queen died. That's a story. The king died and then the queen died of grief. That's a plot.
the plan of action of a game.
the story line; what happens in a work.
n. Not the storyline, merely a device so that the organisers can control 200 fight crazed players for a weekend.
In literature, the narration of story events with emphasis on causation. According to the novelist E.M. Forster, "the king died and then the queen died" is a story--a mere succession of events; but "the king died and then the queen died of grief" is a plot, because of the inclusion of a causal relationship between story events. Plot also involves the interplay between the story events themselves and the narrative discourse by which they are presented . These two may be equivalent, or they may differ with respect to the order in which events are narrated, the duration of their presentation, and the frequency of their narration. Literary narratives are also complicated by the use of narrators of various kinds, who may be characters in the story, mere witnesses to the events, or godlike "omniscient" voices whose understanding is boundless. Myths tend, far less than literary works, to deploy plot in these ways. Compare, e.g., the straightforward and "na•ve" recounting of the adventures of Heracles with the convoluted narrative of Odysseus' wanderings in Homer's epic poem. The latter is a triumphant example of literary plot, while the former exemplifies a story, in Forster's sense.
The beginning, middle and end in narrative structure and all the devices that move the story from one scene to another.
n. the plan of action of a play, novel, poem, short story, etc.
(1 - General) The story depicted by a production. (2 - General) A list of cues or effects in a production.
The structure of the action of the play; it is the arrangements of incidents that take place on a stage as revealed through the action and dialogue of the characters.
is the organization of events that will take place in the story.
The sequence or incidents or events of which a story is composed ( SG 164-169, SS 557)
the story that is told in a novel or play or movie etc.; "the characters were well drawn but the plot was banal"
a causal sequence of events, the "why" for the things that happen in the story
a main character encountering obstacles while seeking to attain the story goal
a means by which to collate the events of a story, to allow it to make sense to its audience
an end-result, a thing, the structure of a story, the beginning-middle-end, with crises and resolutions, characters moving through time and space
a pattern imposed on a sequence of events
a sequence of events one leads to another
a series of causally related events that emerge from a series of ever-intensifying conflicts and prove a premise at the end
a series of events and character actions that relate to the central conflict
a series of events deliberately arranged so as to reveal their dramatic, thematic, and emotional significance
a set of circumstances that allows a character to reveal his characterization
a specific collection of events that affect that outcome of your narrative
a storyline that causes serious change to a character, a group, or the world
a task, goal or riddle given to a player with the purpose for creating action in the larp
a teleological devise, that is to say it is mainly concerned with time and causality
a universal literary value
Thread of the story.
The structure of the story. It’s the pattern of twists and turns the story takes.
The deliberate scheming of events and their causes and effects by a writer.
In literature, is the action of the story; in theatre, is the action of the story presented on stage.
Flow or succession of actions in a story.
The pattern of events or the story told in a narrative or drama.
The plot is what makes a story a story. It is a description of action-what happened, to whom, and why.
The story a game tells. In almost every game the plot is about making decisions to overcome obstacles both intermediate and ultimate (game winning).
the outline of action of a narrative or drama.
The plan, design, or pattern of events in a play, poem, or work of fiction. According to Aristotle's Poetics, a plot in literature is "the arrangement of incidents" that (ideally) each follow plausibly from the other.
The main events in a story.
The sequence of events or happenings in a literary work. Plots may be simple or complex, loosely constructed or close-knit. But every plot is made up a series of incidents that are related to one another.
Ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle said, â€˜The plot is the imitation of the action - for by plot I here mean the arrangement of the incidents.â€™ Aristotle thought that a play would be about one thing "the action" and that all the events in the storyline of a play, would lead towards the portrayal of this action. We could say that the central question of Faustus is: â€˜Will Faustus see his folly and repent of his contract with Lucifer?â€™ All the different scenes of the play would then lead towards asking and answering this question.
In a narrative film, all the events that are directly presented to us, including their causal relations, chronological order, duration, frequency, and spatial locations. Opposed to story, which is the viewer's imaginary construc tion of all the events in the narrative. See also duration, ellipsis, frequency, order, viewing time.
The main events of a story.
( link / ) The story that unfolds during an adventure. In RPGs, the plot can start out one way and wind up somewhere very different, because of the actions of the PCs.
the arrangement of the events in a narrative or dramatic work; "plot" suggests a carefully planned relationship (often based on cause and effect) among events whereas "story" simply refers to the sequence of events.
The basic story line of a dramatic production.
The action or sequence of events in a story
the story of the play.
the arrangement of the action and incidents that make up the story; is the story line, or sequence of events in a narrated or presented work. It's between the PREMISE and the PAYOFF.
A plot is an account of the ACTION and all of the motivations lying behind the action in a literary work. A plot may include such elements as the "exposition," where the SETTING is established, the CHARACTERS are introduced, and background information is provided; the "CONFLICT"; the "climax," where the action comes to its moment of greatest tension; and the "denouement," where the action finally resolves. The Masterplots series of reference books lists plot summaries for many classic literary works; check it out
The way the story that lies within the play or the way the order in which the television programme is put together.
the story (See step 5)
plot structure the arrangement of the action.
the events in a narrative and the order they are given. Events may be as passive as a character's perceptions, omnisciently noted, or as active as a car chase. The order given to events may appear to distinguish one plot from another, similar one, when they are simply variants on a common plot.
the events that drive a story forwards towards its conclusion.
the sequential narrative of events emphasizing cause and effect that forms a story with a beginning, middle and end.
The sequence of events in a play, differs from the "story," which encompasses earlier events (multi-plot stories).
what happens in a story, the sequence of action and events that tell the story.
the main action of a novel.
see E.M. Forster ---- Theory of the Novel
the plan of events or main story in a narrative or drama
The sequence of events that make up a story. Successful plots get us so interested in finding out what happens next that they create suspense and encourage us to keep on reading.
a series of intervening events, showing cause and effect, making up the total action of a work.
in narrative or dramatic works the sequence of events or episodes that link up to provide a sense of unified action.