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and most importantly statements from the author. To support the character development Saki utilizes foreshadowing and a well developed observation of the setting of the work. All three devices blend together with others to allow the reader a full picture of the events, as they unfolded to create the haste that is seen in the conclusion, when the nervous Mr. Nuttel flees the scene and the self-possessed and mischievously bored Niece continues to spin her tale of short notice romance.
The character development of both Nuttel the protagonist and the Niece the antagonist is skilled as the narration describes Nuttel as a man in need of the "nerve cure...? who comes across as in dire need of mental and physical rest in the rural setting. The work describes how he appears to the Niece as an innocent, and ignorant man, who is reluctant to participate in his sister's formal social plan to meet and interact with the "quite nice...? inhabitants of the "rural retreat....? The work allows the reader to visualize a socially nervous man who basically walks right in to the trap of the mischievous antagonist, with no doubt in view. The first clue regarding the niece, as to…[continue]
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