Plot Diagram-The Oval Portrait
The Oval Portrait by Edgar Allen Poe
Expostition The injured narrator arrives at the prodigious chateau.
Inciting Action The narrator vehemently stares at the painting of a women and finds the book about her.
Rising Action The wife does not show expostulation toward her husband's idea.
Climax The wife had dissimulation, she stayed quiet and didn't move, for she had to support her husband.
Falling Action The artist is robustly painting the portrait and is oblivious of his wife.
Denouement The painter aptly finishes his portrait and before him the ghastly sight his dead wife.
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