Constituent events

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== Definition ==
 
== Definition ==
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Constituent events, as opposed to [[supplementary events]], are integral to the forward progression of a particular plot.  The removal of any constituent event from a narrative would result in a gap in the logical advancement of the story, and they are therefore essential to the plot structure and the chronological chain of events.
  
 
== Examples ==
 
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[[event]], [[supplementary events]]
  
 
== References ==
 
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Abbot, H. Porter. ''The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative''.

Revision as of 09:17, 13 June 2008

Constituent events are those necessary to a story's plot advancement.

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Definition

Constituent events, as opposed to supplementary events, are integral to the forward progression of a particular plot. The removal of any constituent event from a narrative would result in a gap in the logical advancement of the story, and they are therefore essential to the plot structure and the chronological chain of events.

Examples

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Critical Debates

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Related Terms

event, supplementary events

References

Abbot, H. Porter. The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative.

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