Denouement Definition: The final part of a play, movie, or narrative in which the strands of the plot are drawn together and matters are resolved. Example: At the end of The Little Mermaid, Ursula is killed, King Triton turns Ariel into a human, and Ariel marries Prince Eric. Then Sebastian sings over the closing credits. WIN.
epeolotry: [dey-noo-mahn] You can find an audio pronunciation here if you’re still having trouble It’s French (if you couldn’t tell) but here’s some more about the etymology… French: literally, an untying, equivalent to dénouer to untie From Latin nodus ”a knot,” Borrowed from my English teacher’s extensive vocabulary Follow for more rare and uncommon words
This 2-page Short Story Elements Resource includes a graphic organizer for students to complete with either definitions of each element in their own words or for students to complete after reading a short story. The 2nd graphic organizer is completed with explanations of each: setting, conflict, characters, point of view, theme, and plot.