Exposition~ Elie and his family are introduced and they live in a small town of Sighet.
Rising Action~ The Ghettos were formed. They then learn the will go off to some camp .
The family arrives at Aushwitz and the men and women were seprated, Elie sees people hanging and he losses his hope in having a better future.
The Falling Action was when it becomes Cold.They began to start working more then they were eating. Their bodies were slowly shutting down and people were dying with no words.
The Resolution was when his father died, Throughout the whole book he was with his dad and trying to keep him alive, now that his father was dead their was no reason to go on., He then learns he has to live for himself.