The Ransom of Red Chief

The Ransom of Red Chief

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  • Exposition
  • I'm Sam!
  • I'm Bill!
  • Rising Action
  • Climax
  • The Exposition is when they are introducing Bill and Sam and the setting of Summit, Alabama.
  • Falling Action
  • Lets take Johnny home, he is getting annoying.
  • The Rising Action is when Bill and Sam are planning to kidnap Red chief.
  • Resolution
  • Here is your $250.
  • The Climax is when they kidnap Johnny and take him to the the cave, and realize how crazy he is.
  • Theme
  • Bill we did not profit from that we didn't gain money we only lost money. Lets get out of here.
  • 1.The Falling action is when they want to return Johnny back to his house by writing a letter demanding money and for the return of Red Chief. 2. When Ebenezer writes back to Sam and Bill saying he will not pay the ransom but only take Johnny home if Bill and Same pay him $250. 
  • Good idea.
  • The resolution is when Bill and Sam take Red Chief home, and flee to Canada.
  • The theme of The Ransom and Red Chief is, crime doesn't pay. In the text it states,"We'll take him home, pay the ransom and make our get-away." This shows that the theme is Crime doesn't pay because, they kidnapped Johnny because they thought he was rich. But they had to pay Dorset instead of Dorset paying Sam and Bill. Bill and Sam thought they would make a profit from kidnapping Johnny but they didn't.
  • Let's go. 
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