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    In a forest of mixed growth somewhere on the eastern spurs of the Karpathians, a man stood one winter night watching and listening, as though he waited for some beast of the woods to come within the range of his vision, and, later, of his rifle. But the game for whose presence he kept so keen an outlook was none that figured in the sportsman's calendar as lawful and proper for the chase; Ulrich von Gradwitz patrolled the dark forest in quest of a human enemy. The forest lands of Gradwitz were of

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    Comparing The Cask of Amontillado and The Interlopers Literary devices are tools used by the author to help the reader understand a given literary work. Writers use different literary devices depending on their style and what they wish their reader to get out of their work. One important literary device that is essential for a successful literary work is theme. Theme is the general insight into life that the author shares with the reader. There are a number of different methods from which

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    Saki's "The Interlopers" vs. Callaghan's "All the Years of Her Life" In the story The Interlopers, Saki writes about two families that have been feuding for generations.  He writes about how "interlopers" stop them from rivaling, and eventually bring the two of them to be friends only minutes before they are eaten by wolves.  He does this by using dramatic irony.  Through the character's words he tells us what the two will do when they get back to town now that they are friends.  This leads

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    change? Can a person become so evolved that he can overcome his own instinct? This is what is called a mighty change in heart. These occur in stories almost indefinitely, stories like Interlopers by Saki. A story where both the men, despite changing their hearts, had been killed in the end. The two men in Interlopers deserved their fate because of three things; (1) they had tried to murder each other that night, (2) they had continued the family’s quarrel into the next generation,(3) because they

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    or bad deeds with good or bad rewards. In a particular text, however, it is most prominent that Karma is active in not only Hinduism, Buddhism, and other Middle Eastern countries, but also in today’s culture and writing style. In the text, The Interlopers, by Saki, the two men deserve the fate that is delivered to them because of the effects of Karma, religious commandments (such as “Love your neighbor as yourself”), and the irony makes for a sustainable ending. To begin, the effects of Karma have

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    The Interlopers

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    Contrast Essay Between The Interlopers and The Story of an Hour “The Interlopers by Saki” and “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin are two short and stories that are unique in their own ways. Each utilizes certain elements to keep the reader intrigued to the end. However, though they might be similar in that way, they are still quite different from each other. Every story introduces a character, and commonly, it’s not just one, but several throughout it. “The Interlopers” and “The Story of an Hour”

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    most definitely not torturous. All or most people fear death, especially the deaths that are not so person friendly. In Saki’s, “The Interlopers”, two men die very slow and painful deaths. They came about the death through a long time family feud between their families, and the two men based their lives on it until right before the end. In the short story, “The Interlopers”, the two men did not deserve the death that came about them for the war that started it began long before they could do anything

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    What is an Interloper?

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    According to Princeton University’s wordnet, an interloper is defined as someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission. In the fifteenth to sevententh century the word ‘interloper’ commonly referred to a ship and crew that associated in smuggling. It is recorded that Interloping ships traded goods and slaves out of the monopoly of the Spanish’s West Indian Company. (Paesie, R. 2008) Mercantilism, (which was also referred to as merchant capitalism), was the governing

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    Irony In The Interlopers

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    When used effectively, suspense, in short stories, is used as a way to make the reader anticipate the outcome to a problem. The short story, “The Interlopers” by Saki uses multiple examples of situational irony effectively, which is used to create a great deal of suspense. These examples of situational irony are greatly emphasized through the use of symbolism and imagery. Thus, Saki uses irony that is expressed through the symbolism of the fallen tree, and the imagery of the wilderness, in order

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    The Interlopers Saki

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    In the short story “The Interlopers”, two men under the pressure of a lifelong rivalry over their land seek to end one another, only to be pinned down by a tree and later killed by wolves. Throughout this story the main characters (Ulrich and Georg) face many conflicts, not from each other but from nature. The two are not only pinned down by a tree, they are trapped in the middle of a storm, in the bitter cold, with limited visibility and wolves in the area. I believe that the author, Saki, decided

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