Gilded Age Life

Gilded Age Life

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  • Exposition
  • I just lost my house, what am I going to do now?!
  • The Offer
  • I can help you in return for your loyalty?
  • Yeah, sure, I'll do anything.
  • The Reality
  • Well here is your place, free of charge. Just remember, you're in my debt now. 
  • The main character has  received a drastic pay cut, along with 100 other employees, and is now distraught because he was evicted from his house.
  • Questionably
  • A business man, William Tweed, offers to give the main character some help.
  • Questionably (Reinforced)
  • Honey Guess What?
  • The audience gets to see the rundown conditions of the house that Tweed provided to the main character, and should start to question if the house is actually good or not. 
  • Conclusions
  • I just scammed another one.
  • The main character starts to become happy with what he has been given, and the reader starts to think that maybe the offer was good.
  • Wow... What a generous offer.
  • The reader gets to see the lavish lifestyle that Tweed is living and starts to rethink the decision that he/she made in the last scene/
  • ?
  • When Tweed states to his wife that this was a "Scam," the reader can now, at the end, determine that Tweed's help was not all that could have been done with his resources, and that his solution was not a long term answer.
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