Falling-action definition

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Falling action is defined as the parts of a story after the climax and before the very end.

An example of falling action is act four in a five-act play.

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The events of a dramatic or narrative plot following the climax.
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The events of a drama after the climax (crisis) but before the denouement (resolution)
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Noun

Singular:
falling-action
Plural:
falling actions