What is the rising action of the Son of the mob?
The rising action in the story is when Vince is finding himself and coming to realization that his father's business is interfering with his life. He realized this when teachers are scared to give Vince bad marks, opposing football teams are scared to hit Vince and people are simply afraid to talk to Vince. This all happens because of who his father is and what he does for a living. Vince basically struggles through his everyday life trying to avoid his father's business.
The rising action of "Truce in the Forest" would be the series of conflicts or crisis in the story. It would include he mother and son being frightened and the mother being courageous and talking with the Germans and telling them she would take them in if they do not kill each other inside the cottage.