Monsters Are Due on Maple Street

Monsters Are Due on Maple Street

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  • Steve
  • Exposition
  • Monsters are Due on Maple Street by Rod Sterling
  • Charlie
  • Pete Van Horn
  • Maple Street
  • Tommy
  • Don Martain
  • Tommy spreads rumors of aliens amongst them.
  • Conflict
  • "They sent four people. A mother and a father and two kids who looked just like humans...but they weren't" (Serling 701).
  • Rising Action
  • "Maybe you better tell us. Nothing's working on this street. Nothing. No lights, no power, no radio. Nothing except one car - yours!" (Serling 703).
  • All desperate to find a scapegoat, people blame Les Goodman because his car wouldn't start.
  • Les Goodman
  • Charlie sees a figure in the shadows. After he shoots it, he realizes it is Pete Van Horn.
  • Climax
  • Everyone starts to blame each other as a new scapegoat apperaers, Tommy.
  • Falling Action
  • "It''s the kid. It's Tommy. He's the one." (Serling 703)
  • It turns out figures from outer space shut the power off and caused all the trouble.
  • Resloution
  • Figure 1
  • Figure 2
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