12 Years a Slave

Inciting Event: Meets unscrupulous characters, is betrayed and kidnapped.

First Plot Point: Boat journey.

First Pinch Point: Clashes with Eliza and other slaves who don’t trust whites.

Midpoint: He’s hung and sold to the EPPS.

Second Pinch Point: Breaks violin.

Third Plot Point: Asks Armsby for help.

Climax: Armsby betrays him.

Climactic Moment: Is rescued by white friend.

Resolution: Reunited with his family.

(Submitted by Coal Stove Pictures.)

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