Character Analysis

Framton Nuttel and Vera Sappleton

Framton Nuttel

Framton Nuttel moved to England, very anxious and hoping to cure his undisclosed nervous ailment. Planning on meeting Vera's aunt , Mrs. Sappleton, He was wanting to ask about the house until Vera fabricated a story about her aunt's deceased husband and two younger brothers.

Vera Sappleton

A 15-year-old girl is an important character in the short story " The Open Window" because the whole story was written around her lie. She deceived Mr. Nuttle about her aunt waiting by an open window for her deceased husband and two younger brothers and their dog to return from their hunting trip three years later.