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Do you support Vera's act of playing a prank on Mr. Nuttel? Why or why not?

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Mr. Framton Nuttel is an eccentric hypochondriac with an undisclosed nervous condition, who visits the country in hopes that he will be able to ease his nerves and rest his mind. Despite the fact that Framton Nuttel suffers from a nervous condition, Saki depicts him as more of a comical character than an object of sympathy, which makes Vera's ruse seem less cruel. Vera, who is...

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