The protagonist Billy Weaver arrives a Bed and Breakfast at 9:00 pm. He is staying at the landlady's house in Bath, England where it is cold and chilly. The landlady is the antagonist.
Would you like more tea?
No, thank you anyways.
This tea tastes like bitter almonds.
The view in this slide demonstrates the rising actions. The rising actions include Billy Weaver settling in to his room and getting ready to go to bed as well and then coming downstairs to sign the guest book and enjoying tea from the landlady. Billy recognizes the only two names in the book.
This scene represents the climax of the story. The climax of the story is when Billy realizes that the landlady has a stuffed parrot and a stuffed dog in her living room. Billy continues to ponder about this old lady and everything in her house.
Keep walking to the Bell and Dragon!
Bed and Breakfast
This pictures shows the falling actions which include the landlady offering more tea to Billy. Billy says the tea tastes of bitter almonds and learns that he has been the only guest in the past 2 years.
At the end of the story we find out that the 2 previous guests had never left the house. The tea had also tasted of bitter almonds. Cyanide is known to have a taste of bitter almonds. We can assume from this information that whatever happened to the 2 previous men had happened to Billy.
The theme is don't trust strangers and in this slide it shows Billy if he hadn't trusted a stranger because in the story he stops at this Bed and Breakfast, but if he didn't trust a stranger he would keep walking to the original destination. Conflict- Person vs. Person