S: The Interlopers
BC: Harman Kaur Virk
FC: THE INTERLOPERS
1: The Interlopers | By Saki
3: Setting- forest Time- Cold, Winter night. Place- forest land of Ulrich at the edge of the Carpathian Mountain. | The setting takes place in the forest where either Ulrich or Georg could have compromised the forest,but they didn’t. The theme is that compromise is the solution to the problem.
4: Ulrich von Gradwitz. | Ulrich von Gradwitz is a wealthy landowner of the forest.The method of characterization is indirect because the author shows how the character is like through his words and appearance. The character is round because he encounters the conflict with Gerog, and is changed when he becomes friend with Georg. He is also dynamic because he experiences change throughout the story such as facing the wolves, and becoming friend with his enemy. | Ulrich is related to the theme as he is the one who could have compromised for the solution, but he didn't.
5: Gerog Znaeym | Georg Znaeym is the enemy of Ulrich and the antagonist. He feels that the forest belongs to him. The method of characterization is indirect because the author shows how the character is like through his thoughts and words. The character is round because he encounters the conflict with Ulrich, and Nature. He is dynamic because he experiences changes in the story such as facing the wolves , becoming friend with Ulrich, and the striking of the tree. | Georg is related to the theme as he is the one who could have compromised also for the solution, but he was stubborn.
6: BASIC SITUATION | Ulrich is in search for Georg who is hunting in his forest. | RISING ACTION | Ulrich finds Georg and they both have gun in their hands. But, before anyone could shoot a strong wind made the trees fall on the ground. After the wind stopped they found themselves under the branches of fallen trees. They were wounded, and cold as it was a cold,winter night.
7: CLIMAX | The climax is when Ulrich asks Georg to be his friend. At first, Georg was disagreeing and said that we will miss the interlopers who came to solve our conflict. Ulrich says," Why to fight over a forest that does not have strong trees?" Georg was convinced and they became friends. | FALLING ACTION | They wait for a long time for their man to come. They thought that they should scream for help. After, a few seconds Ulrich sees shadow of people coming towards them.
8: RESOLUTION | The resolution is when Ulrich sees shadows of people coming, but as they come near they are actually wolves, who came with the scream of Ulrich and Georg. | CONFLICT | Georg and Ulrich are rivals who have inherited their families freed over the ownership of a forest. (EXTERNAL)
9: Georg and Ulrich face the enmity they harbor for each other. (INTERNAL) | THEME | The theme is that conflicts can be settled with compromise. Neither Georg nor Ulrich compromised for the forest. If they could have compromised at first, they would have been alive today. Enmity and greed lead both the characters to desperate situation. Neither Georg nor Ulrich won their dispute over the forest.The nature claims the land for herself at the close of the story as the wolves descend upon the characters. Sometimes you should compromise and never be greedy.