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Post by Professor Gonzaga on May 28, 2013

Not always and not even usually. In the diagram, we put it in the center because it is the biggest event.

A climax will normally be about two thirds of the way through the story. That is more than half way.

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Post by abc123 abc123 on May 26, 2013

climax makes half of the story alway?

Reading a Short Story

  • Example of a Hollywood Three Act
  • Literature terms and the three act story
  • Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Denouement

Reading a Short Story

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Scientific and Technical Terms 0:09
  • Hollywood Three Act 0:23
    • Part 1
    • Part 2
    • Part 3
    • Act 1
    • Act 2
    • Act 3
  • Literature Terms 5:09
    • Exposition
    • Rising Action
    • Climax
    • Falling Action and Denouement
  • Assignment 10:16