Books with plots can also have structures. Some books don't follow the beginning, middle and end structure of simply following the plot. Sometimes the books need a kind of structure to make them make sense. This doesn't mean there is no plot. What it means is the plot doesn't follow the strict route laid out. There are a number of structures for stories that we'll talk about in the next couple of weeks.
Mosaic, Mood Piece and Character Sketch. These structures or patterns can also contain a plot though the plot may not seem evident.