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Saki The Open Window Analysis

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In “The Open Window”, Saki wants us to feel amused by ridiculing nervous Framton Nuttel. For example, Saki is mocking Mr.Nuttel when we hear what should have been ghosts after he runs out “Here we are, my dear,” said the bearer of the white mackin- tosh, coming in through the window, “fairly muddy, but most of it’s dry. Who was that who bolted out as we came up?” This evidence clearly shows how nervous Mr.Nuttel was the perfect man to be scared by this practical joke. Saki makes it clear anyone else wouldn’t have had much excitement from this scare, but with this man in particular he strays away from the proper acting that should take place and instead amuse us with a joke on a vulnerable man. We are amused because no one else at no other
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