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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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