Bookends in Your Plot

The term “bookends” can indicate “matching scenes at the beginning and end of a story, often to show how things have changed through the course of the episode, or to demonstrate that they haven’t changed at all.”

(TV Tropes)


This technique can add irony to your tale.


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Here is one definition of irony:

— incongruity between the actual result of a sequence of events and the normal or expected result



Speaking of irony . . .

logline irony

(Save the Cat by Blake Snyder)


types of irony

(memrise/literary devices)