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misscuty | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted November 7, 2008 at 12:59 AM via web

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What is the falling action and the resolution in the story egypt game? I need help for a book report it is urgent please help.

Falling action- how is april's problem finally solved?

Resolution- How does the novel leave the reader with a feeling of expectation?

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lydickke | Middle School Teacher | eNotes Newbie

Posted November 24, 2008 at 11:59 AM (Answer #1)

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April faces the problem of accepting that she is going to have to stay with her grandmother.  Her mother, Dorothea, has her own life that does not involve being a mother to April.  April struggles with connecting with her grandmother in a  granddaugher/grandmother relationship.  She has never had the child/adult relationship with her own mother and wants to prove to her grandmother that she does not need her either. She even tries to hide this when receiving a letter from her mother that the new apartment does not have an extra bedroom for April and that she will need to stay with her grandmother a little longer than expected.

The resolution comes when April realizes she does need her grandmother.  She realizes this during her scare with the young red headed man who has confessed to murdering children in the area.  April shows that she has reached her own personal resolution when she calls Caroline, "grandmother" for the first time.

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