Analysis: Plot Analysis
Most good stories start with a fundamental list of ingredients: the initial situation, conflict, complication, climax, suspense, denouement, and conclusion. Great writers sometimes shake up the recipe and add some spice.
Sorry, folks, we can't give you a Classic Plot Analysis of Ovid's Metamorphoses – because it has no plot to analyze! For an introduction to how Ovid's compendium of over 200 stories is organized into some sort of chronological order, check out our "Summary."