Stop the Sun

Stop the Sun

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  • Exposition
  • Rising Action
  • Dad, what's going on?
  • Climax
  • Dad, what happened?
  • Terry is a 13 year old boy whose dad fought in the Vietnam war. Terry's dad often zones out and Terry doesn't understand why.
  • Falling Action
  • Terry tries to ask his mom about it one day, but she says to drop the subject. One day, Terry's dad starts crawling around on the floor of a hardware store.
  • Resolution
  • I'm going to try to understand my dad more!
  • Eventually, Terry asks his dad about the Vietnam war.
  • Theme and Conflict
  • Conflict: Terry's dad's eyes are always gone because of the Vietnam war and Terry doesn't understand why
  • Terry's dad tells Terry about the horrible experience with the war and that he should not want to know about it, nor should he ever have to live through it.
  • It was so hard...
  • Terry is finally starting to understand more about his dad and he is going  to try to not be embarrassed about it.
  • Theme: Talking to people might be able to help them to get over hard times in their lives
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