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date: 17 April 2024

plot/story (syuzhet/fabula) 

A Dictionary of Film Studies

Annette Kuhn,

Guy Westwell

In literary theory, the pattern of events and situations in a narrative as they are selected and arranged to emphasize causal, spatial, or temporal links between the events (plot), as against the sequence of imagined events that the reader may reconstruct from their arrangement in the plot (story). The distinction is often referred to in terms taken from ... ...

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