Bystander By: Taylor Ellison

  • Exposition 1- Background

    Exposition 1- Background
    Eric is the new kid in town when he moved from Ohio to Bellport, Long Island with his mom and little brother. Eric's dad is mentally ill, so he is not with them. While Eric's new "friend" Griffin, is popular and someone who you do not want to get on their bad side.
  • Exposition 2- Setting

    Exposition 2- Setting
    Eric has moved and now lives in Bellport, Long Island as the new kid with his family. While also, a lot of events happen at their school: conflicts, solutions, etc.
  • Exposition 3

    Exposition 3
    Eric is the new kid around town. He doesn't know anyone or anything about his new town. While the popular guy Griffin decides to " befriend" him and take Eric " under his wing". Then, there's David. He thinks he's best friends with Griffin and that he's super cool, while reality is he is not. He is very, very annoying and when Eric tries to give David advice and tell him the truth, David does not want to listen.
  • Conflict

    Griffin and his crew go and tease (bully) David. Eric wants to stop it but he is afraid if he does he will become Griffin's next target. Now Eric has to decide whether to put a stop to it or to just stand there and watch.
  • Rising Action 1

    Rising Action 1
    Eric and Griffin start to hang out alot more. By this Eric slowly begins to learn more about Griffin, what he does, and think like helping him be able to make his decision about Griffin and their 'friendship'.
  • Rising Action 3

    Griffin begins to bully David. This is where Eric has to decide whether he should stop the bullying or just watch it go on.
  • Rising Action 2

    Rising Action 2
    Griffin shows up with a black eye at lunch, which was caused because of his dad. His black eye now changes his attitude which "darkens the mood".
  • Rising Action

    Over the week there were quite a few incidents that Eric saw that involved David being builled/teased but they were very stupid and silly things Eric felt that was nothing important to report
  • Climax

    Griffin goes over Eric's house and have a little chat. They mainly talk about Eric's dad. By the time Griffin leaves, items very special to Eric's family are missing. By this Griffin is showing that Eric should not mess with him.
  • Falling Action 1

    Falling Action 1
    Eric begins to talk and hang out with Mary. He starts to talk to her and find out about what she believes in and thinks, and also about a problem she's been struggling with the same problem as Eric.
  • Falling Action 2

    Falling Action 2
    Eric and Mary's class have a conversation about bullying. There have been many incidents with bullying and they need to learn how to stand up for the victums and not to bully or to stop.
  • Falling Action3

    Falling Action3
    Eric begins to think about what he was told from their teaching talking about bullying. He began to think about David and Griffin's problem and then Mary's.
  • Falling Action 4

    Falling Action 4
    Mary decides to do the right thing. She goes up and tells an adult about the bulling going on towards Chantel. Even though the bullies won't ever talk to her, she knows she did the right thing.
  • Falling Action 5

    Falling Action 5
    Griffin finds out what Eric really believes, and he does not like it. David turned his back on Eric and led him into Griffin's trap. Eric gets beaten to the ground, trying to fight back, but can not.
  • Resolution

    After the fight between Eric and Griffin's crew ( Cody), they went to guidence and Eric and Cody appologize and make up after the fight after talking
  • Resolution

    After laying low, not hanging out with Griffin, finally the drama has end. Eric is now hanging out with Mary and some other friends, he has just become another normal seventh grader just like everyone else