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What is an example of a metaphor in The Interlopers?
Rather than calling the men Ulrich’s enemies, Saki uses a metaphor that describes them as “the prowling thieves.” After the men lie pinioned under the huge branches, Ulrich takes a drink from his flask of wine, which warms and revives him.
What is an example of a simile in The Interlopers?
Quarreled like Devils (Simile) and Breath of Wind (Metaphor) Though “quarreled like devils” is a simile present at the beginning of the sentence, the metaphor at the end of the sentence, “breath of wind,” is more significant. Again, Saki uses metaphor to give nature a life-like and conscious power.
What is an example of foreshadowing in The Interlopers?
There is foreshadowing in “The Interlopers” when Ulrich is first walking through the woods searching for Georg. Ulrich notices that the “roebuck, which usually kept in the sheltered hollows during a storm-wind, were running like driven things to-night Assuredly there was a disturbing element in the forest” (Saki).
What is the dramatic irony in The Interlopers?
Yes, there is dramatic irony in The Interlopers. The dramatic irony is that both men wish to meet the other man face to face with no witnesses…
Who is the narrator in The Interlopers?
If Saki used 3rd person limited, readers would not know what the two men are thinking. The narrator of “The Interlopers” is the omniscient narrator. This type of narrator is a kind of mind reader, it is the all-knowing narrator. The narrator is not a character in the story and almost never refers to himself directly.
What was personified in The Interlopers?
“A fierce shriek of the storm..” shows personification as the storm is said to have the human trait of shrieking. Ulrich and Georg are hunting in the woods (for each other) when they are trapped underneath a tree. They reconcile their differences due to a family feud but then they are attacked by wolves.
Is there symbolism in The Interlopers?
Examples of symbolism in “The Interlopers” would include the wolves that are about to descend upon Ulrich and Georg as the story ends. They represent the revenge of nature on two men who have treated the environment like their personal property.
What is an example of a flashback in The Interlopers?
In The Interlopers, there is an example of a flashback when Ulrich thinks about the origin of the family feud and how it has been kept alive by the…
What does interloper mean?
a : one that intrudes in a place or sphere of activity. b : an illegal or unlicensed trader.
How is the ending of The Interlopers ironic?
The ending of the story is ironic because Ulrich and Georg call for help and think that their men are coming to help them, but they can’t see clearly. They are relieved at first, but the reader is left with a sense of dread as they realize there are actually wolves running towards them.
What do we learn about the narrator in The Interlopers?
Perspective and Narrator “The Interlopers” is narrated in the third-person omniscient point of view. The omniscient narrator knows things about the story situation that the characters do not. This narrative choice allows the author to build suspense and lays the groundwork for the twist at the end of the tale.
What are the conflicts in The Interlopers?
The two main conflicts in “The Interlopers” are between Ulrich von Gradwitz and Georg Znaeym, who clash over the ownership of the land, and between the two men and nature, when they are lost in the storm.