"Three Skeleton Key" Storyboard Plot Summary

"Three Skeleton Key" Storyboard Plot Summary

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In the exposition in the story Three Skeleton Keys, it tells how the "island" got its name. The island was named Three Skeleton Keys because of three escaped prisioners. These convicts crashed their canoe on the rock. They eventually died of thirst and hunher, and legend says that the skeletons dance around the island screaming. The three main characters get a job working at the lighthouse. One day a peculiar ship apeares going back and forth from the island. The ship is about to crash on Three Skeleton Keys.

Storyboard Text

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  • "Three Skeleton Key, the small rock on which the light stood, bore a bad reputation. It earned its name from the story of three convicts." They escaped and their canoe was wrecked.
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  • "They eventually died of hunger and thirst. When they were discovered, nothing remained but three heaps of bones picked clean by the birds."
  • “What’s wrong with her crew? Are they all drunk or insane? Can’t they see us?”
  • ""The story was that the three skeletons, gleaming with phosphorescent light, danced over the small rock, screaming....
  • The light was built and got three workers, the narrator, Le Gleo, and Itchoua.
  • One morning they saw a large ship heading for them! It turned away from them and then came back again.
  • It was too late for the ship to turn back and it was going to crash on the island! “Thunder!” cried Le Gleo, his Breton soul aching at seeing a fine ship doomed to smash upon a reef, “she’s going to pile up! She’s gone!”
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