The Interlopers by Saki: Theme & Analysis


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The feud between Ulrich von Gradwitz and Georg Znaeym in The Interlopers is an example of what type of conflict?

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1. In The Interlopers, what theme is represented by the fact that the feud quickly ends when the main characters are trapped under a tree?

2. In The Interlopers, what theme develops from the characters' struggle to get free from under the tree and escape the wolves?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz looks at the themes present within The Interlopers, testing your analysis of them as well as your understanding of related literary elements.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet is made up of questions involving:

  • Forms of conflict found in The Interlopers
  • The theme expressed by the feud ending when the main characters are stuck under a tree
  • What theme develops from the characters' struggle to release themselves from beneath the tree
  • Literary naturalism
  • The Interlopers in relation to World War I

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read insight into the themes reflected in The Interlopers and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you've drawn key details from the lesson on the types of conflict within The Interlopers as well as how it represents literary naturalism
  • Making connections - use your understanding of The Interlopers to identify its connection to the events of World War I

Additional Learning

To examine the book closer, you can check out the accompanying lesson titled The Interlopers by Saki: Theme & Analysis. This lesson incorporates the following objectives:

  • Familiarize yourself with the main characters of the story
  • Learn about the presence of the character versus nature conflict in The Interlopers
  • Explore the significance behind the title of The Interlopers