Rising-action meaning

Rising action is what happens in a story leading up to the most exciting part of a story.

An example of rising action is all the events that took place in the movie Grease before the scene where Danny and Sandy ride off into the sky.

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The events of a dramatic or narrative plot preceding the climax.
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A part of a book or play in which more things start to happen. The rising action leads to the climax.
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