Also called storyline. the plan, scheme, or main story of a literary or dramatic work, as a play, novel, or short story.
information needed to understand the story
the way things are at the being
Component is the kicks off the action in the story.
the highest or most intense point in the development or resolution of something; culmination:His career reached its climax when he was elected president.
the part of a literary plot that occurs after the climax has been reached and the conflict has been resolved