Exposition Terry (age 13) and his parents in their kitchen at home (left). Terry (age 13) and his teacher in the classroom (right).
I think I'm starting to understand him better now
Rising Action 1.)Terry begins seeking knowledge about the Vietnam War. 2.)Terry goes to his mom for answers, but she doesn't tell him much. 3.)Terry asks Mr. Carlson about the war. 4.)Terry's dad had a flashback at the hardware store about the Vietnam War. 5.)Terry finally gets the courage to ask his father about Vietnam.
Move along people nothing to see here.
Climax Terry's dad tells him the story of the war experience and how he was the only survivor in his unit. Terry begins to gain the knowledge he is seeking.
People should try to understand the problems of the people around them.
Falling Action Terry is beginning to understand his father better (left). Terry has knowledge and feels closer to his dad(right).
Resolution Terry is going to try to understand and not be embarrassed anymore.
Conflict and Theme Conflict- Terry wants to unerstand his father better, but his father doesn't want to talk about it. Theme- 1.)War is important and can have a lasting effect on people. 2.)People should try to understand problems of others.