This study guide will help you analyze the short story “The Open Window” by Saki. You can also find a summary of the text, as well as inspiration for interpreting it.
Presentation of the text
Title: “The Open Window” (1914)
Author: H.H. Munro (Saki)
Genre: Short story
Saki is the pen name for Hector Hugh Munro (1870-1916). He was a British author, playwright and journalist, who wrote several witty and sometimes macabre short stories which are a satire of the British upper-class society at the turn of the century. He also wrote two novels. He fought in the First World War and was killed in the Battle of the Ancre, France.
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