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One and Only Ivan plot diagram
Updated: 2/21/2019
One and Only Ivan plot diagram
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  • Exposition
  • Conflict
  • Rising Action
  • A gorilla named Ivan has been alone all his life and been held in a small zoo. He has never had a family or friends all his life and the keeper was abusive.
  • Climax
  • Ivan is alone and trying to figure out how to be a gorilla.
  • Falling Action
  • An elephant named Ruby joins the circus and finally gives Ivan a friend.
  • Resolution
  • The animals learn that Mac ( the trainer) is abusive because he stabbed and whipped Ruby.
  • All of the circus animals get taken to a real zoo where they are happy, and not abused by their trainer.
  • Ivan gets put a cage with other gorillas. He has a normal life as a gorilla as he always wanted.
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