“Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket” by Jack Finney
Tom “flung his arms forward, his hands smashing against the window casing on either side; and –his body moving backward—his fingers clutched the narrow wood stripping of the upper pane.”What affect is this passage suppose to have on the reader?
How does the man in the window contribute the most to the suspense of the story?
If Tom can get his attention he will be saved, the reader is hoping the man in the window will look at Tom.
Vocabulary Word Definition Convoluted Grimace Deftness Reveling interminable
Grammar Focus • Possessive Its vs. Contraction It’s • It’s = It is • Their-they’re-there • They’re = They are
Label the Plot Line • Exposition/background • Rising action • Climax • Falling Action • Resolution/Denouement