Definition Of denouement

noun

the final part of a play, movie, or narrative in which the strands of the plot are drawn together and matters are explained or resolved.

None of Wilder's leading characters, no matter how neat the final denouements of his films sometimes are, were ever anything but anti-heroes.

Example Of denouement

  • As if to reinforce the point, the final denouement , which takes place on live TV, is staged off-screen.

  • As the film moves to its denouement , it reverts more to formula with airborne bang-whack-pow style fights between good guy and bad.

  • As the music built to a final denouement a bright city rose behind the dancers and they joyfully went to enter it.

  • As the novel reaches its denouement , the reader begins to see the astonishing mental strength of this woman.

  • Being grounded in the basics of law, the legal battle which started from the Paravur Municipal Court, had a successful denouement at the Supreme Court.


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