denouement


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the outcome of a complex sequence of events

the final resolution of the main complication of a literary or dramatic work

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A nuanced understanding of Aristotle's theory of plot-structure, as modified by Paul Ric?ur, will provide a reading strategy by which to follow a movement from complication to denouement in the Book of Genesis, says Patterson.
Cinq ans apres son declenchement, la crise libyenne laisse apparaitre les signes d'un denouement. La communaute internationale a fini par se ranger sur la position de l'Algerie et tente d'aboutir a une reconciliation nationale
Actualites Eecrit par Fairouz El Mouden En attendant le denouement du dossier de la Samir L' Affaire de la Samir continue de faire l'actualite.
A couple of mismatched cops in the immediate post-Franco era investigate the brutal murders of two teenage girls in Alberto Rodriguez's satisfyingly atmospheric neo-noir, "Marshland." Steeped in a brooding transitional world of distrust, perversion, and disillusionment, this stylish thriller superbly captures its milieu, yet ultimately isn't on top of its narrative, which disappoints in the denouement and leaves too many questions unanswered.
The 'Best World Cup Ever' finally reaches its denouement after weeks of beautiful - and let's face it (no names, Mr Suarez) occasionally ugly - football.
As the FA Cup moves slowly toward its denouement the difference in ability between teams tends to become smaller.
S'exprimant, lors du congres de l'union regionale de l'organisation ouvriere de Gabes, il a ajoute qu'un denouement de la crise politique enverrait des messages positifs a la communaute internationale autant qu'aux investisseurs tunisiens et etrangers, actuellement reticents a investir en raison de la situation politique et securitaire dans le pays.
His story walks from an Aleppine childhood 1720-46, saint and founder to 1753, from saint to demon to 1777, and the denouement to 1798.
Le Burkina Faso "reaffirme son adhesion a l'initiative du Maroc pour un statut d'autonomie de la region du Sahara, comme alternative credible et realiste dans le denouement de ce differend", a affirme le President Blaise Compaore, devant les 193 Etats membres reunis dans le cadre du debat general de la 68eme session de l'Assemblee Generale de l'ONU.
Matthew Gravelle: The hugely anticipated denouement to Broadchurch served up a whodunnit twist - a Welsh killer.
La guerre declenchee par la repression sanglante d'une contestation pacifique en mars 2011 ne montre aucun signe d'un denouement a court terme, les violences mettant le pays a feu et a sang avec plus de 31.000 morts selon une ONG et des localites completement detruites.
Leaving aside the lack of bloodshed (indeed, the prohibition on shedding blood is the critical twist in the denouement of the play - "This bond doth give thee here no jot of blood"), the play is set in Venice.
US elections are going to cause a denouement.]]>
Well, tonight, in a double-bill, fans of TV's most gripping drama get to see the denouement of this superb political thriller that wraps things up in explosive fashion.
Summary: So much has been written about the Special Tribunal for Lebanon that is seems the country has witnessed the court's denouement several times over.