Ransom of Red Chief by Molly Rossi

Ransom of Red Chief by Molly Rossi

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  • Exposition
  • Are you sure the kidnapping idea will work?
  • Positive 
  • Rising Action
  • I've never had so much fun in all my life!
  • Stop hurting me!!!
  • Climax
  • Dear Two Desperate Men,  If you bring back my kid you have to pay me $250 because I don't that evil child.                                                      ,Ebenezer Dorset
  • Bill and Sam are making a plan to kidnap a boy named Johnny for a $2000 ransom from this father, Ebenzer Dorset. 
  • Falling Action
  • They kidnap Johnny, a.k.a. Red Chief, and take him to a cave near Summit, Alabama where they will stay till they get ransom.
  • Resolution
  • RUN!!!
  • Sam takes the letter for Ebenzer Dorset asking for ransom to the post office to be sent.
  • Theme
  • Ebnezer Dorset gets the letter but asks Sam and Bill for $250 to take back his terrible son, Red Chief.
  • Sam and Bill agree to bring back Red Chief to his home. Once they did they ran to Canada to never see Red chief again. 
  • I believe the theme of this story is that crime is never the answer to anything. 
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