What is the conflict in the story "The Storyteller" by Saki?

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In the short story "The Storyteller" by Saki, an aunt is traveling with three boisterous children in the same carriage as a stranger, a man who is described only as a bachelor. The aunt first attempts to distract the children by drawing their attention to things outside the window. When she is unsuccessful at this, she tells them a short and rather boring story. The bachelor in turn tells them an unconventional but much more detailed and interesting story, prompting them to remark that it is the best story they have ever heard.

Conflicts in a story are the problems or opposition that characters face. These problems can involve characters in opposition to each other, characters against nature, characters against society, or sometimes characters in opposition to aspects of themselves.

There are several instances of conflict in "The Storyteller." The first conflict presented is that of the aunt versus the children. She tries to control them but fails. Their questions point out the obvious...

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