The definition of wailed is to give a cry of pain, grief, or anger
why do you look so pail
Margot wailed in the closet as the kids laughed. Syn. Sob Ant. happiness
"No, Let me out."
The climax is when the sun came out and the kids were playing while margot was stuck in the closet
The theme is that people are sometimes mean to people that are different.
The external conflict is when the kids lock Margot in the closet, go play in the sun, and forget that she was in the closet.
"The children lay out, laughing, on the jungle mattress and heard it sigh and squeak under them, resilient and alive". The author used this to show how the ground was squeaking and sighed as the children were jumping and laughing on top of it.
The resolution is when the kids finally let Margot out of the closet.