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Plot device

Related: device - plot - literary technique - narratology


A plot device is a person or an object introduced to a story to affect or advance the plot. In the hands of a skilled writer, the reader or viewer will not notice that the device is a construction of the author—it will seem to follow naturally from the setting or characters in the story. A poorly-written story, on the other hand, may have such awkward or contrived plot devices that the reader has serious trouble maintaining suspension of disbelief; indeed, the devices may even leave plot holes.--http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plot_device [Oct 2004]

Some plot devices include:

--http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plot_device [Oct 2004]

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