In "The Interlopers" Saki does a good job of misleading the reader about the outcome of the story. What are two events he does that are misleading? If so can you explain how these two events give the reader the impression of a positive ending.

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There are several details in the story's development that give the reader the impression of a positive ending. The two most important would be Georg and Ulrich making friends and then Ulrich thinking he sees a group of men coming to rescue them in the end. The first event (Georg and Ulrich making friends) takes up the bulk of the story. It is precipitated by Ulrich who offers his enemy, Georg, a sip from his wine flask as both are pinned helplessly under tree branches. This gracious...

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