Ransom of Red Chief

Ransom of Red Chief

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  • Do you really think it's a good idea to kidnap the Dorsett boy?
  • Exposition
  • Yeah Bill. We need this money!
  • Rising Action
  • Hey kid! Do you want some candy?
  • Rising Action
  • Hey Bill will you play red chief with me?
  • Sure.
  • In the exposition of "The Ransom of Red Chief," the two kidnappers, Bill and Sam, plan to kidnap Ebenezer Dorsett's child in the town of Summit. They chose Ebenezer Dorsett because he was the richest man in Summit.
  • Climax
  • I wonder what he'll say?
  • Bill! Sam! I'm back!
  • As Bill and Sam were driving by, they saw Red Chief throwing rocks at kittens. Then, in order to lure him in, they asked him if he wanted candy. Red Chief responded by throwing bricks at there head.
  • Falling Action
  • Sam! He wants us to pay him $250 in order for him to take Red Chief back
  • Once they got back to the cave, Bill and Same played Indians with Red Chief. Then, Sam wrote a note to Ebenezer Dorsett demanding $2000 in order for them to give Red Chief back. While Sam was doing this, Bill got tired of Red Chief and sent him back home for free.
  • Resolution
  • Here's your son and the $250 dollars Mr.Dorsett.
  • Red Chief then finds his way back to the cave with Bill and Sam. Red Chief was excited to be back, because he didn't have fun at home,and Bill and Sam actually played with him. Bill then waits out in a tree waiting for Ebenezer Dorsett's response.
  • Oh...Great
  • Bill and Sam agree to pay $250 dollars to Ebenezer Dorsett $250 and take Red Chief back the following day by telling him that they his dad got him new moccasins, a new riffle, and they are going bear hunting the next day.
  • Guys, this is great, I'm having the time of my life!
  • We might as well play it so we can get Red Chief off our hands.
  • Bill and Sam return Red Chief home and pay Mr. Dorsett $250. Ebenezer then holds Red Chief down so Bill and Same can get away without him following them. Bill and Sam then sprinted out of there as fast as they could.
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