E is for Exposing Exposition | #AtoZChallenge

The Buzzle website defines exposition as “a literary technique used in at [sic] the beginning in novels and plays, in order to give background information about the characters and the circumstances.”

Read these brief but informative Examples of Exposition from Literature and Film for:

  • Star Wars
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Gone with the Wind
  • Beauty and the Beast


(5:24. An example of exposition.)

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All the posts: Components of Literature A to Z

F is for Foil


Exposition Examples, softschools.com

Glossary of Fiction Terms, McGraw-Hill Online Learning Centre, highered.mheducation.com

Glossary of Literary Terms, Buzzle.com

About Eva Blaskovic

I am a multi-genre author of literary fiction, fantasy, and paranormal, and writer of non-fiction articles on parenting, writing, education, health, and travel. My background encompasses both the sciences and the arts. I teach at a specialized clinic for learning disorders and mentor young authors. In addition to writing and teaching, my passions are weather, Indian food, gardening, and music. I have played eight musical instruments and spent many years immersed in taekwondo and karate. In my youth, I was an avid canoeist. I was born in Prague, Czech Republic, grew up in the Great Lakes region of Ontario, Canada, and moved to Alberta in 1988, where I raised four children.
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