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Copy of BABY IN THE BOTTLE

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Baby in the Bottle
Plot
Elements of the Story
Second Quarter
by
Benjamin Bautista
English Time
Think of Me!
"Of all the rights of a woman, the greater is to be a mother. Being a mother is the most remarkable achievement a woman could ever accomplish in her life"
BABY IN THE BOTTLE
Do you agree with this statement? Why?
Characters
Mr. Libre
Mr. Libre's Wife
The Baby
(Baby in the Bottle)
Setting
A rented room of a two-story building
Exposition
Mr. Libre was a clerk in the freight department of an import-export corporation. His tasks are sorting and recording receipts, which made him to stay on his desk for nine hours.
Rising Action

After his work, he will go home directly, but that does not ease what he has been feeling. At his home, the place is quite and feels like no one is living
Climax
He and his wife did not have any proper and long conversation after their first and last child was born prematurely and died.
His wife wanted to take the baby home and keep it with her, and so they placed it inside a bottle filled with alcohol.
Falling Action
He can feel the pain his wife has been suffering, just seeing her looking at the baby in daze and holding it made him to feel sorry for her.
Denouement
When the baby died, Mr. Libre did not shed any tears, he’s been holding them because it made him feel so helpless and he wanted to be strong for his wife. But it came to a time when he can no longer hold it and the tears fell from his eyes.
Themes
Family
Love
Acceptance
Point of View
Second Person
Man vs. Self
Man vs. Circumstances
Conflict
Summary of the Story
After the hard and exhausting work, most of the time, people’s next destination is their home. Home is a place where you feel that you belong, you are at ease and you have a peace of mind. “Baby in the Bottle,” tells the life of a couple who can never have a child. Mr. Libre was a clerk in the freight department of an import-export corporation. His tasks are sorting and recording receipts, which made him to stay on his desk for nine hours. After his work, he will go home directly, but that does not ease what he has been feeling. At his home, the place is quite and feels like no one is living. He and his wife did not have any proper and long conversation after their first and last child was born prematurely and died.
His wife wanted to take the baby home and keep it with her, and so they placed it inside a bottle filled with alcohol. He can feel the pain his wife has been suffering, just seeing her looking at the baby in daze and holding it made him to feel sorry for her. When the baby died, Mr. Libre did not shed any tears, he’s been holding them because it made him feel so helpless and he wanted to be strong for his wife. But it came to a time when he can no longer hold it and the tears fell from his eyes.
Listen to me!
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