The rising action is when the suspense in the story builds. The old man heard a noise and screamed. "I had my head in and was about to open the lantern. But my thumb slipped on the tin fastening. "'Who's there?'" he cried out."
The climax is the the turning point in the story. I suffocate the old man. Finally! "With a loud yell, I threw open the lantern an leaped into the room. He screamed once-once only. I dragged him to the floor and pulled the heavy bed over him."
The falling action is when the questions in the story are answered. The falling action in the story is when the man confesses to the cops. ""Villains!" I screamed. " Enough! I admit the deed! Tear up the planks! Here, here! It is the beating of his hideous heart!""