What Is the Climax of a Story?


The climax is the highest point of interest in a story. There are five main elements to the flow of any good story: exposition, rising action, climax, falling action and resolution. The climax is the high point of the action, and is often a turning point in terms of plot and the story's characters.
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The climax of a story is the moment of great or culminating intensity, especially the conclusion of a crisis or when a conflict in the plot is resolved. It could be said to be the definitive confrontation which determines the winner.
In a story, the climax is a point when the events in the story gather greatest intensity, thus leading to a conclusion. Usually, after the climax, the story moves of to a logical conclusion, thus resolving whatever conflict had been introduced.
The climax of a story refers to the point where the reader knows who wins in the conflict. It is said to be 'the most exciting part of a story' although sometimes that is not the case. In the climax of a story, the reader or audience is able to know who between the protagonist and antagonist wins.
The climax of a story is usually the highest point of interest in the story, when the characters are brought together and the reader discovers who wins the conflict.
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