Emily Charles Piano lessons can be murder

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  • Exposition
  • "I thought that I was going to hate moving into a new house. But actually , I had fun." page 1
  • Conflict
  • ¨This is my house! My piano! STAY AWAY!¨ page 53
  • Rising Action
  • "What's what?" "It's just damaged equipment," he muttered. page 90
  • "Mr.Toggle-what's that?" I cried.  "That cry,"I told him,pointing to cabinet. "I heard a voice." Page 90
  • "Well...I...this will be my last lesson," I choked out. "I've decided I...uh...have to quite." "Huh? I cried. He tightened his grip on my wrist. He was really hurting me.  page 108
  • The story starts out at Jerry's new house. Jerry is the main character. Dr.Shreek is also a main character.The story is told in 1st person.
  • Climax
  • His smile vanished. He grabbed my wrist, "Oh no," he said, lowering his voice to a growl. "No, Your not leaving Jerry." "Quitting?" he exclaimed. "Not with those hands." His face twisted into an ugly snarl. "You can't quit, Jerry, I need those beautiful hands". page 108
  • Jerry walked down stairs because he heard the sad music, and when he walked down stairs he saw a ghost with her face splitting open. She was the one playing the sad slow music on the piano. When Jerry´s parents came downstairs they thought he was crazy.  Character vs
  • Falling Action
  • In this part of the book Mr.Toggle took Jerry in his equipment closet, in his workshop in the workshop, Jerry hears a voice crying. Mr.Toggle is the music school's janitor.
  • Resolution
  • "I warned you!" page 115
  • Jerry had a night mare and he didn't want to play piano anymore. He told Dr.Shrrek that he didn't wan to play anymore, but Shreek didn't like that so Jerry ran to find an exit. He ran into a different room. This room has rows of piano that were played by HANDS.
  • Jerry saw his piano and was very scared. HIs piano means that they saved a piano for Jerry's hands to play.
  • Thoughts"I gasped, staring from row to row. The music was being played by-HANDS! Human hands floating over the keyboards. NO people attached. JUST HANDS!" page 112
  • The ghost came in and so did the people the hands belonged to. They raised Mr.Toggle and threw him into the woods behind the music school. The ghost that Jerry thought was trying to hurt him was trying to help him by making him not want to  play the piano anymore.
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