The Interlopers



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The rifle that Ulrich von Gradwitz holds as he searches for Georg Znaeym, and the rifle that Georg also carries, represent the threat of death. The men probably acquired their rifles with the intention… (read full symbol analysis)

The Beech Tree

Despite Ulrich and Georg both being armed with the intent to shoot, a huge, falling beech tree is what nearly kills them when they finally come face-to-face. The tree immobilizes the men, and in pinning… (read full symbol analysis)


The wolves that appear over the hill when Ulrich and Georg call for help also demonstrate both the power of nature and its disregard for men or their concerns. Pinned, neither man will be able… (read full symbol analysis)