The Old Man and the Sea

Relate te characteristics of the five plot elements: exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution to the story


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Exposition- People make fun of Santiago. The relationship between Santiago and Manolin is fleshed out.

Rising Action-SAntiago goes out fishing and encounters Marlin

Climax- Epic battle with Marlin

Falling action- Sharks attack

Resolution- Santiago returns with carcass of marlin. He is tired and exhausted. Manolin cares for him.