Rising Action is when "And every night at midnight, i opened his door. I eased it open very gently". The Rising Action is related to this because he is in the old mans room at midnight on the eighth night.
"I knew what the old man felt. I pitted his, although i chuckled inside".This is related to this slide be cause after he pitted him he had to wash up.
This slide is related because the cops came and he comphesed that he killed the old man.