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Short Story Week 2

"The Interlopers"

Author and real name: Suki; Hector Hugh Munro
Life of author: 1870-1916 and Englishman
Suki famous for: Snappy endings, surprise endings, and being wickedly funny or terrifying
*Note* Burma
Suki's dad: British military police
Suki's mom: Died suddenly, so 3 kids went to live with grandmother and two aunts
Strange things at new house of Suki's: Never opened windows, thought Suki was sick, wasn't allowed friends, started school at age ten
Where did pseudonym Suki come from? Character that serves wine to gods in THE RUBAYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Enemies in book: Ulrich von Gradwitz and Georg Znaeym
Setting: Carpathian Mountains, run through Poland, Slovakia, Romania, and Ukraine; end of 19th century; aristocrats owned vast areas of land
Monsters: Hate and feuding
Moral of story: Don't hold grudge, plotting hurts plotter
Different Stages of a story: Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution- Denouement
Created by: rachelebrady



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