The Open Window By Saki Analysis Essays and Term Papers

  • "The Open Window" by Saki

    The short story "The Open Window" by Saki gives us a marvelous example of how appearance, semblance and our naivety can distract our attention from reality and even make harm to our health. This story also shows how a writer can make perfect use of irony. "The Open Window" is a story about deception...

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  • Jealousy in the Open Window by Saki

    HOW BAD YOUR JEALOUSY CONTROLS YOUR SELF AS REFLECTED IN VERA’S CHARACTERISTIC IN THE OPEN WINDOW by SAKI A. INTRODUCTION “The Open Window” is the story of a deception did on an unsuspecting, and constitutionally nervous man, by a young lady whose motivations for lying remain unclear. That...

      1277 Words | 4 Pages   Jealousy, Emotion, Disgust, Anger

  • The open window

    it's like losing a part of herself. QUESTION 1: _The Open Window_ In the story _The Open Window,_ Framton Nuttel is told by Mrs. Sappleton's niece, Vera, about the "tragedy" that happened 3 years ago. The "tragedy" is: "'Out through that window, three years ago to a day, her husband and her two young...

      555 Words | 2 Pages   The Tell-Tale Heart

  • The Open Window

    leaving the house through a French window, which was left open until their return. However, all three of them were lost in a bog that day, Vera asserts, and their bodies were never recovered. The aunt, driven to distraction by her grief and loss, left the window open thereafter, anticipating that “they...

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  • The Open Window

    Stapleton, and while he is waiting for her to come down, he is entertained by her fifteen-year-old niece. The niece tells him that the French window is kept open, even though it is October, because her aunt's husband and her brothers were killed in a shooting accident three years ago, and Mrs Stapleton...

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  • Open Window

    I was able to come to the conclusion that gambling can be very harmful in our society if used incorrectly. ____________       Open Window   the Open Window by Saki on the internet. Read this short story thoroughly. Based on the short story: 1.  Identify 3 literary devices in the short story and...

      4742 Words | 13 Pages   Narrative mode

  • The Open Window

    Research and Writing 8 October 2013 The Self-Possessed Niece Enthralling and surprising, “The Open Window” by Saki effortlessly captivates any reader’s attention with dynamic and entertaining characters as well as astonishing plot twists. The antagonist, Vera, the niece of the owner of the home...

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  • The Open Window

    1. Focus on general aspcts of the story * Author Hector Hugh Munro, who wrote under the pen-name Saki, was born on 18th December 1870 in Burma. Munro is best know for his witty, sometimes whimsical, often cynical and bizarre sentence. Some of his collections of short stories are Reginald (1904)...

      1169 Words | 4 Pages   Lie

  • The Open Window

    Preconception In the Saki’s short story the open widow Mr. Nuttel, a man of poor nerve and highly reserved, following his sister’s suggestions, tried to pay several visits to some nice people strongly recommended by his sister, hoping those visits could help the never cure he was supposed to be...

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  • The Open Window

    THE OPEN WINDOW BY SAKI This short story “THE OPEN WINDOW” is written by “SAKI” is the pen name of “Hector Hugh Munro” (1870-1916). He is a british writer. He is famous for his satires of the upper classes. The theme of the story is appearance and reality and deception. ...

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  • The Open Window

    The Open Window Framton Nuttel enters the house of Mrs Sappleton. He is a young man from London suffering from nervous exhaustion, and he goes to the country side for some prescribed rest. He decideds to call upon Mrs Sappleton, an acquaintance of his sister's. He is shown to the parlour by Mrs...

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  • Charles and the Open Window

    fully realize the extent of each other’s true behaviors or the nature of each other’s true identities. In the short stories “Charles” and” The Open Window” the characters Vera and Laurie both tell a lie to an adult. These two stories demonstrate how unaware people may be of each other's inner motivations...

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  • The Open Window vs. The Interlopers

    Munro or Saki has several similarities and differences between his stories. Some similarities include irony and the type of conflicts in his stories. Some differences include the involvement of nature and the different themes. These similarities and differences are seen in, "The Open Window" and "The...

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  • Plot of the Open Window

    dog that accompanied them, and the song that Mrs. Sappleton's brother sang upon their return. Vera says that her grief-stricken aunt watches out the window expecting their return. When Mrs. Sappleton enters, she tells Nuttel that she expects her husband and brothers to return at any moment. Nuttel listens...

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  • Analysis of “Reginald’s Choir Treat” by Saki

    In the story, Reginald was a fictitious character created by Saki. Trying to look deeper, the name, Reginald, can actually mean ‘king’. In the first sentence, “ ‘Never,’ wrote Reginald to his most darling friend, ‘be a pioneer. It's the Early Christian that gets the fattest lion.’ ” this sentence actually...

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  • Rear Window Analysis

    Postproduction Shot List with brief analysis Alfred Hitchcock's 'Rear Window' (1954). The story of a photojournalist with a broken leg, who begins to spy on his neighbours and becomes utterly convinced that one of them has committed a murder. I chose this movie because Hitchcock is an amazing and...

      1609 Words | 7 Pages   Rear Window

  • Ambivalant Title of 'the Demon Lover' and 'the Open Window'

    make the audience well-aware of its own naivety by the use of an ambivalent title, as Elizabeth Bowen and Saki have tried to do with their respective short stories ‘The Demon Lover’ and ‘The Open Window’. The first tale yet, ‘The Demon Lover’, shows that it is not that difficult to put one on the wrong...

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  • "Rear Window" Analysis Paper

    Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 film “Rear Window” demonstrated a suspenseful and terrifying storyline, which captured the attention of a variety of audiences. The film focuses on James Stuart (Jeff) and ultimately his neighbors who live around him. Stuart is crippled from the beginning of the movie and is...

      1136 Words | 3 Pages   Rear Window, Narrative mode, First-person narrative

  • Rear Window Analysis

    Cavan O’Brien Detective Fiction Mid-term Paper 10/18/2012 Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 production Rear Window is indeed a film primarily concerned with masculinity, or better yet emasculation, and the male gaze. The central character L.B. Jefferies, or Jeff, is a newspaper photographer who recently...

      1125 Words | 3 Pages   Rear Window

  • movie analysis rear window

     ETS 154 Film Review January 28, 2011 The Rear Window is not the type of movie that I would have picked by myself but I’m really happy that I watched it. I've always thought that movies made before I was born would be slow and boring but this movie was nothing like that. I was amazed by how much...

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