Exposition -Samuel's farm is dying, because of bad weather -His farm has been passed down through his family for decades. -The weather has been awful for the past few months, killing all of his crops.
Conflict -Since Samuel's farm has not produced enough crops this year, Cena Industries has sent a letter threatening to take away his farm. -In order to keep his farm, he must produce at least one hundred bushels of corn (Seventy pounds per bushel). -His family is worried about their uncertain future.
Beginning of Rising Action -Samuel drives to Cena Industries' building and complains to their CEO. -Infuriated, Samuel says to the CEO, "You cannot do this." But the CEO calmly responds, "It is within the law to meet the company's profit." -When Samuel gets back home, the sky started to rain.
Suspense Filled Rising Action -After a month of consistent rain and sunshine, Samuel's crops are ready to be harvested. -Samuel and his family finally finished harvesting all of the corn to find out they have a large surplus in his crops. -Samuel sends a letter to Cena Industries to tell them they have crops prepared.
Climax -Samuel receives a letter back with a paycheck from Cena Industries confirming that he can keep his farm. -Samuel's family is happy that they can stay and live at their farm -Samuel says that when his son becomes an adult he will be the next owner of the O'Neal Farm
Resolution -After 10 years, Samuel passes his farm down to his son which is now the new owner. -He tells his son, "Always persevere, no matter what, there will always be a way." -Samuel retires with his wife and lives at the farm where their son works.