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What are some examples of climax in literature?

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In literature, some examples of climax are when Romeo and Juliet die in "Romeo and Juliet," and when Wilbur in "Charlotte's Web" is declared the winner at a county fair and his life is saved. Another example of climax is in "The Hunger Games," when Peeta and Katniss resolve to eat poisonous berries instead of killing one another.

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The climax may be the moment of greatest moment of tension in a story. It is preceded by the rising action and itself precedes the falling action of the story. The simplest way to view it is as the turning point in the plot of a story, play or other drama.

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