What is the climax, falling action, and resolution in "Gimpel the Fool" by Isaac Beshevis Singer?

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The climax of "Gimpel the Fool " is when Gimpel finds another man sleeping in bed with his wife for the second time and she fools him again! She tells him to go out and check the goat while the man (his baker's apprentice) slips away. When Gimpel comes back, his wife convinces him that he must have seen a shadow. He makes some mention of it to the man the next day at work,...

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