The Westing Game


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  • Conflict
  • Rising Action
  • Look! Look there's smoke, there's smoke coming from the chimney of the Westing house.
  • Rising Action
  • All of the heirs are looking for the murderer, tension starts to rise.  Everyone is either asking for the others clues or stealing other peoples possessions.  
  • Climax
  • The missing words, are ber, the, erica, crow. Bertha Erica Crow.
  • Everything started to change when the tenants saw the smoke streaming out of the Westing house chimney. Many people didn't think much of it. Except for one, Turtle she was excited, "Look! Look, there's smoke, there's smoke coming from the chimney of the Westing house." 
  • Falling Action
  • The tenants are called to go to the Westing house. When they are there they learn that Sam Westing was "murdered" and that they are all heirs of his will and that one of them is his killer. 
  • Resolution
  • The tenants all work together to find out that Crow is Sam Westing's ex wife, "The missing words... are ber, the, erica, and crow. Bertha Erica Crow. But 
  • 5 years into the future, Turtle has grown out of her kicking phase and Theo notices, and they get married later. Grace Wexler gave up interior design and found a love in cooking. But soon after Otis and Crows marriage they both died peacefully. And everything was normal for the tenants of Sunset Towers.           
  • Turtle went to visit Julian R. Eastman( Sandy McSouthers, Sam Westing, and Barney Northrup) in a nursing home and he dies later that day, which was the 4th of July. " His hand turned cold, not smooth, not waxy, just very, very cold. Turtle turned to the window. The sun was rising out of Lake Michigan. It was tomorrow . It was the 4th of July.
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