ExpositionIt was about eleven o'clock at night, dark, and she was walking alone, when a boy tried to snatch her purse
Yes'm, but i wasn't my intention to steal your pocketbook
ConflictRoger attempts to thief Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones purse, He loses his balance and Mrs. Jones confronts him
pick my pocket book, boy , and give it here, ain't you ashamed of yourself!
Come with me young man!
Rising ActionMrs. Jones takes a hold of Roger and drags him back to her house. As roger says he's sorry multiple of times, she is determined to take him home and wash his face. He explains he wanted money for blue suede shoes