Setting: Effect on Plot Level Up Tutorial Notes (2) Setting: Effect on Plot The ______________________, or the time and place in which the story occurs, helps shape stories. Often, the setting can also affect the _________________, or the series of events that make up a story. (3) Reviewing Plot Stages In the ______________________, the setting, the main characters, and the main conflict are introduced. In the ______________ ______________, suspense builds as the conflict becomes more complicated. The ____________________ presents the conflict at its most dramatic. This is the story’s turning point. The _______________ _______________ reveals the outcome of the story’s climax, eases tension or suspense, and shows how the conflict will be resolved. The ________________________ reveals the story’s final outcome and ties up any loose ends. (6) Role of Setting The setting serves as a _________________ for the action. It also helps create a ____________, or atmosphere, of excitement. Sometimes, setting plays a more active role in a story, creating _________________ for the characters. (7) Setting and Conflict Setting often affects the ___________________________ of a story’s plot. In some stories, setting is a part of, or even the _________________ of, the main character’s conflict. Sometimes, the ______________ and _____________ of a story creates many conflicts that would not be __________________ in other settings. (9) Summary Setting is the _____________ and ______________ in which the story occurs. In some stories, the setting affects _____________________ and ___________________. ___________ is the series of events that make up a story. The ________ of a story is usually developed in five stages: _____________________, ____________ ___________, ____________, _____________ _____________, and _____________________. Though the setting creates ______________ and serves as a ______________ for the action, it can also play a more active role in the plot of a story. For instance, setting can ______________ or _____________________ the conflict.