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Spring Awekening

Plot: Wendla asks too many questions about what’s going on in her body and how a baby is made. Wendla's mother ignores her questions and tells her to change her dress to a longer dress. Then there is the dreamy and brave boy who doesn't believe in anything, Melchior. His friend, Moritz, who is amazed with puberty he cannot focus on the work assigned in class. The Headmaster begins to yells at Moritz, but Melchior ladder in to defend his friend and ends up insulting the Headmaster. Melchior and Moritz both end up getting punished before returning to the lesson. After learning that Moritz is so obsessed by his puberty, Melchior writes a letter describing both males and females puberty. Wendla and Melchior meet in the woods. After finding out that one of Wendla's friends father beats her, she asks Melchior to beat her too because she wants how it feels to be in pain. A while after Melchior realizes he has done something bad, he runs away. Luckily enough for Wendla, she runs toward him again. The two find themselves in position so taboo and so desirable, that they both have a something going on with their bodies and soul. While this is going, Moritz suppose that since his teachers don’t like him so therefore they fail him. When his father ears of this, he slaps him for being such a shame to the family. Moritz begs Melchior's mother to help him fly to America but she declines it. He took a gun and runs in the woods to kill himself.
Inciting incident: while in the woods upset, he thinks about his friend whose father abused her as well. She tells the promises life offers but doesn’t listen at all, so she leaves him. He put the gun in mouth and shoots.
Climax: the Headmaster claims that it’s Melchior fault, because the letter he gave to Moritz was the reason of his suicide. He is then sent to a boarding school.
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