The Interlopers

By: Andy Torres


*The "problem" which triggers the action .The struggle between two opposing forces

The conflict of the story is that Ulrich von Gradwitz and Georg Znaeym are fighting for a piece of land that they think belong to them."a famous lawsuit in the days of his grandfather,had wrested it from the illegal possession of a neighboring family petty landowners.." This quote is in Pg. 95 and it explains that since their grandparents this feud was still going on about who's land is it .They hated each other and they both wished that they would die.

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*The time,place,and mood of the story

The setting of the story is in the eastern spurs of the Carpathians in a forest at night."In a forest of mixed growth somewhere on the eastern spurs of the Carpathians, a man stood one winter night watching and listening ..."This quote is from pg.95 this explains where they were and what time of they it was.

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Point Of View

*The narrators position in relation to the story being told

The point of view of the story is 3rd person Omniscent because you know the thought and feeling of both characters in the story."Ulrich with a laugh,the idiotic chattering laugh of a man unstrung with hideous fear"This quote is in pg.99 and it shows that the narrator can see the fear of him and tells us about the way he laughs."and each prayed a private prayer that his men might be the first to arrive.."This shows that the narrator knows that the characters are praying and he tells us about it.

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*A person or animal in a novel

The character type for the two main characters are dynamic because both of the characters change from the beginning of the story to the end because they change from hating each other to becoming friends and making up and stop the feud. Both of them Where major type of characters because they were involved in the story the whole time."we fight this quarrel out to the death ,you and i and our foresters,with no cursed interlopers to come between us..." this quote is in pg. 97 and it says that they hate each other and they want each other to be dead."I've come to think we've been rather fools;there are better things in life than getting the better of a boundary dispute.Neighbor if you will help me to bury the old quarrel,I-I will ask you to be my friend." this quote is on pg.98 and it depicts that they become friends at the end and they end the quarrel.

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