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    Use of "section" and parts of a story.

    Hello there.

    I would like to know whether the word "section" could be used in the context of films. If not, I would be grateful to know which alternative words I could use for it.

    Furthermore, when it comes to a plot, I doubt if I could say it would be divided into different parts that are about dissimilar things. As I said, if not correct, I would like to be given better word or expression choices.

    Thank you.

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    Re: Use of "section" and parts of a story.

    Films can divided into "segments" or "scenes" rather than sections.

    Different parts of the plot can be called "movements", "events", or "plot points". There can also be subplots in a drama.

    There are probably other words that can be used.

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    #3

    Re: Use of "section" and parts of a story.

    I agree, but you might here someone say "There was a really slow section of the movie, but then it picked back up again."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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