The Promise by: Shea Hoogerwerf


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Storyboard P6 English Shea Hoogerwerf Theme: Don't let reality come between achieving a dream.

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  • Exposition
  • Rising Action
  • Climax
  • Shawn goes to give his boss money, but doesn't have enough. Shawn is told to get rest of the money so he leaves. As he leaves he reflects on how he got into selling drugs.
  • Falling Action
  • Shawn recalls his childhood in Chicago and the moment he promised his idol, Kanye West, to never get into the crime that occurs in Chicago. Shawn then worked hard to get away from Chicago's crime. Then his life was turned upside down when his parents died.
  • Resolution
  • After Shawn goes into a deep state of mourning and sadness, he gives up on school and loses his chance to go to college. Then he graduates and starts working towards his dream of leaving Chicago until his money gets stolen and he is forced to sell drugs.
  • Conflict
  • After Shawn's reflection, he decides he wants to honor the promise he made and make his dream of leaving Chicago come true.
  • Shawn uses all the money he had left to pay for a cab to leave Chicago and escape from his tough life.
  • The conflict was that Shawn was trying to keep his promise and follow his dream of leaving Chicago during a desperate part of his life. Theme:Don't let reality come between achieving a dream
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