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The Maze Runner

James Dasher
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joshua hammernik

on 30 October 2013

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The Maze Runner
By: James Dasher
By:Joshua Hammernik
Exposition
Inciting Incident
conflict
Theme
Book Trailer
resolution
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Characters
falling action
rising action
climax
The book starts with Thomas being trapped in an elevator by himself. with no past memory's he only remembers his name Then the roof opens and he his pulled up by a group of boys called the Gladers. They show him around the civilization they have created and introduce him to the others. He then realizes that he is trapped in a maze with these boys, who have no idea how to escape.
The Initial incident is when the elevator come up and it is carrying a girl, the first girl to ever come up. She is unconscious and in here hand is a crumpled piece of paper that has the words "Its all going to change" written on it.
The conflict was when Thomas was trapped in the maze with Minho and Alby. Because Alby was unconscious, Thomas hung him up on the walls using vines, then he and Minho managed to kill 2 Greivers while they were trapped there over night. Because of his action during the night he became a runner. The next Rising action is when the creators stoped sending up supplies for the Gladers. The entire maze then started to change. The sun is gone and there is now no more light. The worst part is now every night the Greivers will capture and kille one of the Gladers.
The first Rising action was when Thomas was trapped in the maze with Minho and Alby. Because Alby was unconscious, Thomas hung him up on the walls using vines, then he and Minho managed to kill 2 Greivers while they were trapped there over night. Because of his action during the night he became a runner. The next Rising action is when the creators stoped sending up supplies for the Gladers. The entire maze then started to change. The sun is gone and there is now no more light. The worst part is now every night the Greivers will capture and kille one of the Gladers.
The last Rising action is when Thomas Purposely gets stung by a Greiver, so he can go through the changing. The reason he does this is to find out how to escape the maze, and his plan was successful
The Falling action is when Thomas leads the Gladers to their freedom. They needed to fight their way past the Greivers and jump off a cliff to a hallway that led to a computer. Then they would have to input a code into the computer and it would shut down the Greivers and allow them to escape the maze.
The Resoloution happen after the Gladers escaped. They went down a long and dark tunnel until they came face to face with WICKED the people who created the maze. Then WICKED used mind control to make on of the Gladers kill Thomas best Friend, Chuck.
The main antagonist is WICKED. Wicked stands for World In Catastrophe: Killzone Experiment Department. The world is currently in a Catastrophe, after being hit with sun flares and there's a disease called the flare that makes you crazy. WICKED captured the people who were immune to the flare and tested there brain patterns to find a cure. The way they test them is by putting them in a maze and they have to escape. The reason that WICKED is bad is because they take people, such as baby from from its mother and prepare them for the maze. Many of the participants die during these tests because WICKED puts in things called grievers that live in the maze and attack the test subjects when they enter it. WICKED does all of this because they think that they can find a cure for flare.
The main protagonist is a 16 year old boy named Thomas. He is the last boy to be put into the maze before they stopped. The first thing he did to help the other people was when 2 other boys were trapped in the maze overnight, he went out and risked his life to save them. When one of the boys got stung by the griever he tied him up on the wall using vines. Then him and the other boy managed to kill a griever by tricking it of a cliff. After this event he became more of a leader in the society, and as the story progressed he found out more about him self. The next thing he did was purposely get stung by a griever so he can learn more about his past and find out how to escape the maze. After going though the changing he learn how to escape the maze and leads the others to their escape.
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