the part of a literary plot that occurs after the climax has been reached and the conflict has been resolved.
ACTION! Verbs in the SpotlightA verb conveys the action or state of being within a sentence. It answers the question what happens? In the sentence “John drives to the store,” for example, the answer to “What happens to John?” is that John drives. The base form of a verb starts with the word to and ends with the infinitive, or root, verb. Examples include to walk, to go, to …
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- falling band,
- falling diphthong,
- falling door,
- falling down drunk,
- falling of womb
Compare rising action.
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