Author: Gail Helgason. ‘Bluffing’ deals with the relationship of two twenty – something people and an encounter they have with a grizzly bear in. Bluffing-Short Story Summary – Free download as Word Doc .doc), PDF File Bluffing – Gail Helgason Genre: Contemporary realistic fiction ‘Bluffing’ deals with . Bluffing- Gail Helgason By P. Baburaj, Senior Lecturer, Dept. of English, Sherubtse college, Bhutan Author of: Language and writing, DSB Publication Thimphu.

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The youngsters are frightened when they are informed that the lake is infested with Grizzly bears. Medicinal smell reminds homemade solution. We find Gabriella bluffing to the safety specialists though she herself was not very clear about all that had happened at the lake.

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Maybe he did as he claimed or maybe he is simply bluffing. Waiting in the hospital- she remembers the morning three weeks ago.

On the way to Lake Liam bluffed those two young men by telling the false story about the Grizzly which had killed an Elk. In other words it can also be explained as deceiving someone by pretending.

Justification of the Title: However his face was badly bruised with plenty of cuts all over his face and body. Bluffing Gabriella -She hides her egg sandwiches to make Liam. Annoyed, she simply walks away without uttering a word to Liam.


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Thus we see that the whole story is filled with bluffing of various kinds and degrees and hence the title of this story is very much suitable to its content and theme. Just the, Liam discloses his plan to go to South Mexico along with Clive for three months during winter. The Grizzly watches her movements. Commitment in family life and adult relationship is the most prominent theme of the story. As they mount upward towards the lake they are thrilled by the sight of the valley down below.

Pages Home Watch “Lamb to the Slaughter” A limited time offer! Moreover, the time has come for Gabriella to sign a lease as a tenant for one more year. Knowing that she was a teacher and that Liam could not have been sleeping all three weeks we cannot fully believe that she was coming every day.

Flashback in the story. Liam The food items Liam carries and hides. How to Write a Good Case Study. Gabriella on the other hand feels he is bluffing.

Jolly type Very determined, serious, silent and not trustable in the face of great danger he ran away. The land owner holds her responsible for signing the lease. Newer Post Older Post Home. Gabriella feels — Liam will be a great burden wounded Liam. Examples of Foreshadow used in the story: Themes Explored in the Story: Gabriella starts feeling helpless and is angry. Much of what happens at the lake is foreshadowed in earlier scenes.


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The story is about Liam and Gabriella who are staying together in relationship. This she does in order to make him believe that inwardly she is hurt and had no faith in him.

A term which is probably from the cinema and which is now also used to describe any scene or episode in a play,novel, story or poem which is inserted to show events that happened in an earlier time.

It refers to plot technique in which a writer plans clues that hints at what is going to happen later in the plot. Meanwhile Liam unaware of the situation approaches from behind and calls her.

How to Write a Thematic Essay. Both the major characters — Liam and Gabriella — are bluffing to each other in the story. It is frequently used in modern fiction. Gabriella fell on the ground and bundled herself in order to protect her vital organs, where upon she only felt the bear hurtling past her. Later she came to know that Liam had been attacked by the bear.