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The common rule of storytelling: plot

Why plot is important in storytelling?

Following our previous discussion on character, we now touch on plot. Romance, hero action, adventure. Different story themes have their set structure and plot. Let’s take a closer look.

If you think about it, much of a given story is rather compelling. A simple example is the usual romance story. Think of one that you might have seen or know of. It can be a classic story or a more contemporary one. Here are a few examples. Romeo and Juliet, that’s a quintessential story. Love Story or Titanic or, more recently, Avatar. The romance story is pretty similar in composition, even over several different stories, whether it is Romeo and Juliet or Titanic.

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