If someone is slacking,they stop working hard or put effort into something
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In the text's climax, the other schoolchildren locked Margot in one of the school's closets for an hour as they went to play in the sun.
synonym-relax antonym-tighten Sentence-Despite his father telling him to clean his room,Max slackened and watched movies instead.
An example of the theme, people are sometimes mean to people that are different,was when the children were protesting against Margot's theory about the sun just because they don't like Margot.
And external conflict that occurred in the story was when Margot was being seized by her classmates as they took her into the closet to the left in for an hour.
An example of personification states in the sentence," Now, the rain was slackening,and the children were crushed to the great thick windows.
The resolution of the story was when the children let Margot out of the closet and felt guilty for their actions. The children felt guilty because they were all in on Margot not getting to see the sun and they locked her in the closet.