The Open Window Plot Diagram
What is the plot of "The Open Window"? What are the expostion, rising action, climax, falling action, and conclusion?
"The Open Window" by Saki is a short story about a dual-layered practical joke a young woman (Vera) plays on an unsuspecting visitor. The plot points can be broken up according to the plot triangle as follows:
Exposition: A man named Framton Nuttel is visiting the Sappletons. He must wait for Mrs. Sappleton, so 15-year old Vera keeps him company.
"'My aunt will be down presently, Mr. [Framton] Nuttel,' said a very self-possessed young lady of fifteen, 'in the meantime you must try and put up with me.'"
Rising Action: Vera explains the tragedy , and tells Framton that they keep the window open in memory...
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