FALL OF THE CITY, ATMOSPHERE/MOOD (, Beginning: Gloomy,Quiet, Rainy, Dark,…
FALL OF THE CITY
Beginning: Gloomy,Quiet, Rainy, Dark, Stormy, Cozy.
End: Sad, Dim, Melancholy
Teddy's uncle and aunt;s home
in the attic and teddy's imaginary world
Teddy is an eleven years old boy that spends his time in his aunt and uncle attic reenacting warfare. He creates an imaginary kingdom of Upalia and when uncle finds out, Teddy is ridiculed for with paper dolls.Teddy, who is upset, then proceeds to destroy his kingdom and everything he built.
The main character or protagonist character of this story is Teddy. This story has two settings.Teddy's uncle and aunt's home and the attic where he is playing with paper toys.In the beginning of the story, he was daydreaming in the attic.
TEDDY - creative, imaginative, lonely, anti-social, emotional, independent .
UNCLE- ignorant, cruel, snippy, disdainful
AUNT- nosy, controlling
The "Fall of the City" is a story about a young boy whose head is always in the clouds while he dreams of kings, lancer, hussar and dragon. In his fantasy world set in a medieval future two rival kings rule the great kingdoms Danova and Upalia. they have had three wars and he brings these battles to life using paper "dolls" and a battlefield crafted from corrugated card board. However what will happen when his uncle and aunt bring him back down to earth? How will our lovely, little lummox cope?
When teddy was playing in the attic, his aunt called him for the dinner and she asked what he was doing in the attic. But Teddy replied that he was doing nothing in the attic.
"You'd never guess what Teddy has been doing up there!". (Teddy's uncle) shook his head in wonder and amusement." This quote indicates the climax of the story. This is because everything that builds up to this is Teddy trying to persuade his aunt and uncle to not look into attic. After his uncle looks, Teddy is ridiculed which is the peek of the tension.
His uncle and aunt mock him and make fun of how he plays with paper dolls. The uncle also suggests that Teddy would be asking to wear a skit .
After Teddy's uncle and aunt mocks him, he rushed to the attic in a fit of rage and tears down the castle and destroys the model world.
INTERNAL CONFLICT and PERSON vs PERSON