What is the climax, theme, point of view, and tone of the short story, "Poison" by Ronald Dahl?

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Climax refers to the highest point in the development of a story. As such, the climax in this story lies in Harry Pope's completely unexpected tirade against doctor Ganderbai. His reaction to the good doctor's slightly sarcastic question about whether he had actually seen a snake is met with a surprisingly violent and vehement outburst from him. What makes this ironically surprising, even shocking, is that Harry does not show any gratitude for the dedication that the doctor displayed in his attempts to ensure his safety. He seemingly takes it for granted that the doctor had to know that there wasn't a snake, whilst, ironically he, the supposed or possible victim, had been lying still for hours without knowing any better.

Harry's outburst is completely inappropriate and displays arrogance and prejudice. The true poison in the story is exactly that: his vile, vehement and unfounded prejudice. The discovery that there was no snake at all is an anti-climax. 

The theme in this story is fear and...

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