Thesis-Topic Sentence Outline
Thesis: In the film “Snake Bite,” the three main characters, exclude poor Dylan, can be seen as various degrees of imperfection, from least to most likable.
Topic Sentence for Body Paragraph 1: is most responsible for Dylan’s loss of limb and the horrible outcome of the film.
Example 1: Killing a snake.
Key Quote or Key Moment in the Film: Arousing Dylan’s emotions.
Discussion: Killing the snake and uttering inciting words triggered feelings in Dylan, which led him to be attacked while mourning.
Example 2: Proposing chopping off the leg
Context: Dangerous proposal.
Key Quote or Key Moment in the Film: Bullying fiends to accept the idea of chopping off the limb.
Discussion: He instilled a belief in the other boys that chopping off the leg was the only way in which they could help him while in the forest.
Topic Sentence for Body Paragraph 2: Tyler was second most responsible for Dylan’s misfortune.
Example 1: Providing wrong information regarding the snake that had caused harm
Context: Wrong observation
Key Quote or Key Moment in the Film: He misled the group regarding the color of the snake’s tail.
Discussion: All the conversations, dilemmas, and decisions that followed his confirmation were based on this statement.
Example 2: Chopping off the leg
Context: Wrong action
Key Quote or Key Moment in the Film: Gathering courage to cut off the leg
Discussion: Swinging the knife was the action that had the impact that will forever last in Dylan’s life.
Topic Sentence for Body Paragraph 3: The least responsible character is Cole.
Example 1: Offering true information
Context: Mitigating the risks involved
Key Quote or Key Moment in the Film: Advising Dylan on how to handle the situation
Discussion: He wisely used the book to offer information that was relevant to the situation.
Example 2: Explaining natural possibilities.
Context: Choosing nature’s course.
Key Quote or Key Moment in the Film: Asking about the snake and reading about its possible species.
Discussion: Taking time to study the situation improved the group’s chances of saving Dylan’s life.