The Masque of the Red Death Storyboard Activity

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  • Introduction
  • A terrible disease called the "Red Death" strikes the country. Many are dying outside the secluded abbey.
  • Conflict
  • Prince Prospero, attempting to escape death in a place he thinks is safe and sacred decides to have a masquerade ball.
  • Rising Action
  • The party is well underway, and everyone is beginning to forget what is going on in the outside world. Everyone at the masquerade ball is dancing and having a good time until they are reminded by the clock that chimes every hour.
  • Climax
  • Falling Action
  • Resolution
  • As the clock strikes twelve, a "masked figure" captures the attention of the guests.
  • Prospero attempts to kill the masked figure, and when the figure also know as the "Red Death" turns to face Prince Prospero, he falls to his death. :(
  • In the end, the "Red Death" has infiltrated the abbey and everyone is killed despite Prince Prospero's efforts to escape death.
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