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Expostition: Opening of Ruth & Idgie's cafe; Evelyn meeting Ninny at Rose Terrace Nursing Home; learn of background of Whistle Stop, Alabama
Rising Action: Unfolding of Threadgoodes and life in Whistle Stop, Alabama; Ninny's stories; Evelyn's struggles with life & society
Climax: Evelyn accepts herself & conquers fear of doctors
Falling Action: Ninny comes to point of wanting to be in heaven with family & friends; Evelyn goes to camp; Ninny confuses past with present & shows signs of old age
Resolution: Ninny dies & Evelyn goes back to Whistle Stop to reflect on things she has learned; Whistle Stop & memories fade & become abandoned
Protagonist: Evelyn Couch (dynamic)
Author's Purpose: to Entertain
Literary Devices: suspense, foreshadowing, symbolism, hyperbole
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe
Enjoy the finer things in life, live life to the fullest, and always be who you are/want to be, and always stand uyp for yourself and what is right.
I chose this book because, unfortunately, I judge a book by it's cover. I also heard that it was good & wanted to see if it were true for myself. I am glad I did read it because it was simply fantastic.
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