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What is the raising action in The Open Window by Saki?


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July 08, 2012 1:34PM

Exposition: This section sets up that Framton has come to visit Mrs. Sappleton and then the question of why the window is opened is asked.

Inciting Incident: This part explains about the window and the story behind it.

Climax: This is the climax because Mrs. Sappleton finally sees her beloved boys come home and she gets very excited.

Falling Action: Framton finally leaves in a panic and Mrs. Sappleton finds it odd who it looks as if he had seen a ghost.