What is the climax in "Bridge to Terabithea?"

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When the vine breaks and Leslie falls to her death, striking her head, this could be considered the climax of the story. The bonds and the tight relationship that she and Jess had built over the course of the story's plot is totally altered by Leslie's unexpected and sudden death. It is...

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When the vine breaks and Leslie falls to her death, striking her head, this could be considered the climax of the story. The bonds and the tight relationship that she and Jess had built over the course of the story's plot is totally altered by Leslie's unexpected and sudden death. It is at this point that the entire story shifts and becomes something larger and more meaningful. Jess must learn to contend with the feelings of grief and loss, and learns a lesson in maturity that the whole story focuses around.  

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