plot twist

colpo di scena; evento inaspettato

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  • Plot twist — A plot twist is a change in the expected direction or outcome of the plot of a film, television series, video game, novel, comic or other fictional work. It is a common practice in narration used to keep the interest of an audience, usually… …   Wikipedia

  • Plot-Twist — Ein Twist bezeichnet im Film und in Büchern eine unvorhergesehene Wendung der Handlung. Zum Beispiel, wenn in einem Kriminalroman plötzlich Beweismaterial gefunden wird, das eine ganz andere Sicht auf das Verbrechen gibt oder eine der Personen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • plot twist — noun A change in the direction or expected outcome of the plot of a film, novel, computer role playing game, or other form of narration …   Wiktionary

  • Twist ending — A twist ending or surprise ending is an unexpected conclusion or climax to a work of fiction, and which often contains irony or causes the audience to reevaluate the narrative or characters. A twist ending is the conclusive form of plot twists.… …   Wikipedia

  • plot — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 plan ADJECTIVE ▪ evil, fiendish ▪ alleged ▪ assassination, coup, murder, terrorist …   Collocations dictionary

  • twist — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 act of twisting sth ADJECTIVE ▪ little, slight ▪ quick, sharp ▪ wry ▪ ‘You re brave’ she said, with a wry twist of the mouth …   Collocations dictionary

  • twist — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. wind, wreathe, twine, interlace; coil; wrench, contort; wring, screw; pervert; misinterpret, misapply; distort, warp. See convolution, deviation, distortion. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. wring, wrap, twine …   English dictionary for students

  • twist — twist1 S3 [twıst] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move)¦ 2¦(bend)¦ 3¦(wind)¦ 4¦(turn)¦ 5¦(road/river)¦ 6¦(words)¦ 7 twist your ankle/wrist/knee 8 twist and turn 9 twist somebody s arm ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • twist — twistable, adj. twistability, n. twistedly, adv. twistingly, adv. /twist/, v.t. 1. to combine, as two or more strands or threads, by winding together; intertwine. 2. to form by or as if by winding strands together: Several fibers were used to… …   Universalium

  • Plot coupon — A plot coupon, and the somewhat less well known plot voucher , are the names given by literary critic Nick Lowe to specimens of plot devices in his 1986 essay, The Well Tempered Plot Device [http://www.ansible.co.uk/Ansible/plotdev.html]… …   Wikipedia

  • Twist (Literatur) — Ein Twist bezeichnet in der Literatur und im Film eine unvorhergesehene Wendung der Handlung, welche das zuvor Geschehene in einem neuen Licht erscheinen lässt. Einer der Meister dieser Technik war der US amerikanische Schriftsteller O. Henry.[1] …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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