23 May The Elevator by William Sleator Asia McBay. FONTS WEAK Martin is not an athletic type of person, and isnt very strong. ASHAMED Upset that. 19 Apr In class we read the short story, “The Elevator” by William Sleator. The story is about a very fearful and fragile twelve year old boy named Martin. Start studying “The Elevator” by William Sleator Grade 8. Learn vocabulary, terms , and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

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Send the link below via email or IM Copy. If you have read the story, then you know that it leaves off as a cliffhanger. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Read this story for FREE! My version will be the first one posted, and my friends have begged me to make up some alternate endings. Martin felt the anxiety kick in of being stuck in an elevator with a lady the size of two people, whom he knew nothing about, but she seemed to know him.


Martin stood like a deer caught in the headlights.

As he was about to enter, Martin’s father came walking out, with one arm wrapped around a lady in a red elevahor uniform, with a ‘Hello, my name is Terry’ pin, and the other around a rather large box, with a green M on the front. Like Liked by 1 person. It was resolved when the big lady gets on the elevator and finally talks to Martin.

bg He hated elevators especially this one. Comments 0 Please log in to add your comment. See more popular or the latest prezis. Tension so thick, you could cut it with a knife.

Short Story Martin was a little, weak, and non athletic type of boy.

“The Elevator” – Conflict – KATRINUSISON

Delete comment or cancel. Martin CHANGED Martin didn’t change in elegator story to me because at the end of the story he was scared to even leave the apartment because the old lady was stalking him and when he went on the elevator she would be waiting for him.

So I asked myself, why does Martin feel this way? This story analyzes his struggle with fear; but why is he so afraid?


Are elevatkr going to be timid all your life? Martin having to be on the with the big lady. It all starts when Martin’s dad decides to move to a new apartment on the seventeenth floor.

The Conflict The conflict was when the lady kept staring at Martin and it was resolved when she finally talked to him. Find out how his fear gets worse. Martin wikliam this one fear though and it is about the elevator. He just couldn’t think of what to say.

The Elevator – My ending. – Wattpad

A couples days later hewas running to get to the elevator so he could go to school and when he was going down the elevator stopped and he t scared because he dosent like when other people are on with him.

He once again attempted to gather the words to form a sentence. Well, a deer on crutches caught in the headlights.

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