Chapter 2 – Plot

Take a Shot

Watch a movie. Any movie will work, but you want to watch it on DVD or tape. Try to identify the following: major dramatic question, inciting incident, plot point 1, mid-point, plot point 2, climax. You may not spot these things right away. You will do best by watching the movie straight through, then re-watching it to analyze how the plot fits together.

For our answers, click on movie title:

A History of Violence

My Best Friend’s Wedding

The Ring

Igby Goes Down


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