Jacob had lost his lucky nickel. He checked under his bed. Then, he realized it was probably in the pocket of his jeans. His jeans were in the laundry room in the basement. Jacob grabbed a flashlight and walked slowly down the creaky stairs into the dark and musty basement. Suddenly, something caught his eye in the beam of the flashlight! He felt around for the light switch on the wall. “There it is!” he said, bending down and scooping up the nickel. “I must have dropped it when I brought the laundry downstairs.”
Which detail is part of the exposition?
Which event from The Jungle Bookby Rudyard Kipling can be described as part of the exposition?
The exposition introduces the reader to
Read the following excerpt.
Suddenly, there was a scream. A woman lunged forward and pulled the parked stroller farther onto the sidewalk. From the right, Gabby heard a car horn. Then she saw a red flash zoom past her, the woman, and the stroller. As it sped by them, a sports car grazed the spot on the sidewalk where the stroller had just stood. The woman was shaking. The baby in the stroller smiled, blissfully unaware of the danger.
The details of this excerpt are best described as
Which of these plot events occurs immediately after the climax?
Which event from The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling adds tension to the story’s rising action?
And he grew and grew strong as a boy must grow who does not know that he is learning any lessons, and who has nothing in the world to think of except things to eat.
Mother Wolf told him once or twice that Shere Khan was not a creature to be trusted, and that some day he must kill Shere Khan; but though a young wolf would have remembered that advice every hour, Mowgli forgot it because he was only a boy—though he would have called himself a wolf if he had been able to speak in any human tongue.
Which detail adds tension to the rising action of the story?
Which sentence would best fit into a slow-paced story?
There he checked, for he heard the yell of the Pack hunting, heard the bellow of a hunted Sambhur, and the snort as the buck turned at bay. Then there were wicked, bitter howls from the young wolves: “Akela! Akela! Let the Lone Wolf show his strength. Room for the leader of our Pack! Spring, Akela!”
Which detail in this excerpt helps create the pace and mood?