by Roald Dahl
Author's Purpose Theme Tone Mood
Character's Motivation Transformation
Inference Connection Plot Elements
"Passage" (Author's Last Name, #)."They all jumped including Matilda who was a pretty good actress."
This shows that Matilda is playing along so that it wont look as obvious as it should be.This also shows that she is enjoying herself because she hasn't yet confessed that it was just a bird in hidden somewhere in the house.