Seven Elements of Story Grammar (Step 3) Seven Elements of Story Grammar (Step 3)
ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 3) Fourth, stories are about how events impact characters. We call the events in a story the "plot." A story... Seven Elements of Story Grammar (Step 3)

ReadOasis Step 3
(Part 3)

Fourth, stories are about how events impact characters. We call the events in a story the "plot." A story would have no point if events didn't affect characters. As we said, a story needs emotion. Trouble and conflict create emotion. But if trouble does not transform the characters, it cannot create emotion.

We do not make an emotional connection to the events in a story. We connect emotionally to the characters. We feel emotion when they feel emotion. So, the plot, t...

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