The Walrus and the Carpenter

The Walrus and the Carpenter

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Storyboard Description


Storyboard Text

  • Exposition
  • Rising Actions
  • Conflict
  • The walrus, carpenter, and where their story takes place is described in the first few stanzas. This is the exposition of the story
  • Climax
  • 1. The walrus and the carpenter find the oysters an come up with a plan. 2. They start to tempt the oysters with an offer of a walk on the beach. 3. The younger oysters fall for the lure and follow. 4.The walrus and the carpenter lead the oysters somewhere low and attempt to chat . 5. The oysters are then told that they will chat with the walrus and carpenter.
  • Falling Action
  • The walrus and the carpenter start to prepare their feast as the oysters begin to catch on. The oysters were only brought along as a snack by the walrus and the carpenter as the eldest oysters suspected.
  • Resolution
  • The walrus starts to make it clear that they will be eating the oysters. They carpenter grows impatient and prepares the feast. The walrus and the carpenter eat the oysters, just as the  eldest oyster was cautious to avoid.
  • The walrus shows sympathy for eating the oysters, although he was aware all along. 
  • The story end with an important message to not trust everyone you meet. Not all friendly people are as kind as you think.
  • R. I. P.
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