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  1. Aug 2018
    1. He leaped upon the rail and balanced himself there, to get greater elevation; his pipe, striking a rope, was knocked from his mouth. He lunged for it; a short, hoarse cry came from his lips as he realized he had reached too far and had lost his balance. The cry was pinched off short as the blood-warm waters of the Caribbean Sea dosed over his head.

      This is an example of rising action, the tone is tense and then when Rainsford falls in the reader can sense that something will be happening soon.

    2. "You're a big-game hunter

      This is introducing the charterer Whitney, who is Rainsford hunting partner. This tells what he hunts and likes to do.