A Long Walk to Water

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  • Exposition 1

    Exposition 1
    A. Nya walks eight miles everyday to find water (2008) B. Salva is trying to find safety away from the war (1985)
  • Exposition 2

    Exposition 2
    A. In/out of school (1985) B. The road (2008)
  • Exposition 3

    Exposition 3
    A. Salva: lost boy B. Nya: girl getting water
  • Period: to

    A Long Walk To Water

  • Conflict

    A. A war starts to happen and Salva has to go to Ethipoia on foot (1985) B. Nya reaches the water and takes a long walk back to home (2008)
  • Rising Action 1

    Rising Action 1
    A. Salva walks with a group of women. (1985) B. Nya comes backs from her journey to the pond and ate sorghum meal with milk (2008)
  • Rising Action 3

    Rising Action 3
    A. The women leave Salva, so he walks with another group (1985) B. Nya's family moved to a camp near a big lake when the rains stopped and the pond dried up. (2008)
  • Rising Action 2

    Rising Action 2
    A. Salva makes friends and finds his Uncle in the group. (1985) B. Nya and her mom were nervous that her father and Dep, her brother, would get hurt when they go hunting. (2008)
  • Rising Action 4

    Rising Action 4
    A. Salva's friend was eaten by a lion at night. (1985) B. Akeer, Nya's sister, had little strength to do anything and Nya knew just what it was. (2008)
  • Rising Action 5

    Rising Action 5
    A. The group travels across the nile river on boats.
  • Climax

    A. Three people from the Nuer tribe killed Salva's uncle. (1985) B. The doctor tells Nya's mother that Akeer's sickness came from the dirty water she drank. (2008)
  • Falling Action 1

    Falling Action 1
    A. Salva makes it to the Itand reugee camp in Ethiopia. (1985) B. Some visitors talk to the cheif of the villages about water. (2008)
  • Falling Action 2

    Falling Action 2
    A. Salva went to Rochester, New York to meet his new family. (1996) B. Nya's dad starts building a well to go along with the well that is being built. (2009)
  • Falling Action 3

    A. The camp closes, soldiers drove the people to the Gilo River (many people died). (1991-92) B. The two men were clearing space for something. (2008)
  • Falling Action 4

    Falling Action 4
    A. Salva lived at the Kakuma camp for two years, then he went to Ifo camp ( thought it would be better). (1992-96) B.The crew started drilling in the ground where they were clearing the space at. (2009)
  • Resolution 1

    Resolution 1
    A. Salva visits his dad and finds out he is ok (starts a foundation). (2003-2007) B. Nya's people are almost done the wells. (2009)
  • Resolution 2

    Resolution 2
    Salva gives the Nuer tribe (Nya) clean water.