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What was the falling action?

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mrhornet | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted April 3, 2007 at 4:36 AM via web

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What was the falling action?

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gbeatty | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted June 5, 2007 at 4:11 AM (Answer #1)

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Since the climax of Bearstone happens so late in the book, the falling action comes very near the end. I'd locate it mainly in Chapter 21. There Cloyd visits Walter after the rest, and that's when events unfold after the rescue, with plans being made for Cloyd's future. That's also when he attempts to change with the reading teacher.

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