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)

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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

(Merriam-Webster)

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Speaking of irony . . .

logline irony

(Save the Cat by Blake Snyder)

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types of irony

(memrise/literary devices)