Exposition

IB English A: Language & Literature: Exposition

The exposition of a story is its starting point. The opening lines of a novel, the initial scene of a play or the opening shot of a movie all set the mood for the audience. You could say that authors manage the audience"s expectations in the exposition from the first words. There are a few questions on the mind of any audience when embarking on a new story. You can apply these questions to any work that you are reading...


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