Analyze your story easier by using these printable templates of plot structure diagrams that will help you organize the parts of your story! Follow these plot diagrams and we’ll start by giving you the first example of the diagram below.
The plot structure diagram is the basic triangle-shaped plot structure, representing the beginning, middle, and end of a story. It is an organizational tool focusing on a pyramid or triangular shape, which is used to map the events in a story. This mapping of plot structure allows readers and writers to visualize the key features of stories. Gustav Freytag modified Aristotle’s system by adding a rising action and a falling action to the structure. More plot diagrams are available in the following pictures.
Plot diagrams allow students to pick out major themes in the text, trace changes to major characters over the course of the narrative, and hone their analytic skills. Once the parts of the plot diagram are identified, it is easier to analyze the content. Use these plot diagrams and worksheets to help your students in analyzing a narrative story.
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