The two main characters are Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones who is a single women with a large purse. Roger, a boy who needs money tries to steal her purse. No time or place is given.
I have done things, too, which I would not tell you, son.
There's an open door. Should I run?
The conflict is that Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones accuses Roger of stealing her purse. He says he didn't do it, but she doesn't believe her so she takes him to her house.
Why haven't you eaten today?
There's no one at my house.
The rising action is when she tells him she won't send Roger to jail, but he needs to clean his face because it's dirty.
Take this money to buy yourself some new blue suede shoes.
Thank you, ma'am.
The climax is when Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones tells Roger that she did bad things as a kid too so she understands Roger. Roger decides to not try running away even though he sees an open door.
In the falling action, she gives Roger food because he hasn't eaten, They talk about anything but how Roger tried stealing her purse.
In the resolution, Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones gives Roger 10 dollars to buy new shoes so he doesn't have to steal people's purses anymore.