Bottle

Hunter Lehman & Austin Jones

summary

A college student and a musician went to a bar when a guy with a pony tail bet them 100 Shackles that he could put the musician in a bottle. So they make the bet and he does it. The guy with the pony tail then leaves forgetting about taking the musician out of the bottle. Later they find the guy with the pony tail and he takes the musician out and teaches the trick to them because he feels bad about forgetting about the musician. The college student then goes back to his dorm and sees his roommate who he is in love with and he thinks about using the trick on her because she is not in love with him.
Big image

plot

Exposition: A college student and musician are talking in a bar about the college kid's roommate that he is in love with.

Initial incident: A guy with a pony tail enters and walks up to them and bets he could put the musician in a bottle.

Rising Action: The guy with the pony tail leaves forgetting about the musician in the bottle so the college kid and the musician go to look for the guy with the pony tail.

Climax: The college student and the musician find the guy with the pony tail later after they are all drunk. The guy with the pony tail feels bad about forgetting the musician in the bottle so he then takes him out and teaches the two guys the "the bottle trick'

Falling Action: The college guy heads back to his dorm room and sees his roommate that is not in love with him but that he is in love with.

Resolution: The college kid thinks about using the "bottle trick" on his roommate so that way she could be his.

literary devices

Foreshadowing- In the story you can foreshadow that the college student will think about putting his roommate in a bottle because in the beginning he is talking about his love for his roommate and how she doesn't love him. Later he then learns the bottle trick.

Fantasy Fiction- Its impossible to put somebody in a bottle.

Big image

author background

Etgar Keret was born on August 20th, 1967 in Ramat Gan, Israel. He is a writer and Actor known for "A Love Story" and "A New Man". He is also married and has one child.
Big image

excerpt

"The college guy just happens to be depressed because he's in love with his roommate, and the roommate has a hairy-necked boyfriend who sleeps in their apartment every night."


"he feels like taking her, just the way she is, putting her in a bottle and keeping her next to his bed"

Activity(Questions)

How much is 100 Shackles in U.S. dollars?


What country uses Shackles?


Do you think the college kid put his roommate in a bottle?