Glossary of literary Terms
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Definition of exposition
Exposition: It has to fulfil several requirements – to set the action going, suggest the theme, sketch the background, introduce the main characters and their problems, arouse suspense. Generally speaking, it sets forth the prerequisites from which the story will develop. –The process of giving the reader necessary information concerning the characters and events existing before the action proper of a story, drama or novel begins.
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