The Midnight Visitor Summary Class 10 English

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The midnight visitor summary class 10

The midnight visitor summary (gist)

The lesson gives a hint that looks and appearance may be deceptive. Efficiency and presence of mind does not depend on looks. Auable was not at all match up with a general perception of a secret agent we heard of or seen in movies or magazines.
He did not try to overpower his competitor. On the contrary he sat on the chair , twith no sign of fear or anxiety. He defeated his rival agent by his sharp intellect. He took advantage of knowing at the door and convinced his enemy to hide himself. Max was not suspicious of his intentions, and entrapped in Ausable's plan.

The midnight visitor (theme of chapter)

The story deals with the theme of appearance versus reality and the importance of quick thinking.

The story , The midnight visitor is based on the theme that wisdom is more powerful than other weapons. The central idea is Ausable's intelligence helped him create the story about a non-existent balcony and the police. This allowed him to get rid of his rival , who put him at gunpoint. His rival jumped off the window and passed away.

The midnight visitor [ keypoints]

• The midnight visitor is a detective story by Robert Arthur.
• The midnight Visitor is a story about how a detective named Ausable got rid of his rival Max using his wit and intelligence in a grave situation.
• Ausable is a secret agent who is expecting sensitive information in a hotel room.
• Max, his rival, attacks him at gunpoint and demands the paper.
• Ausable is intelligent and managed to come out of the situation.
• Fowler ball surprised to see this because he considered Ausable too far to be a secret agent.
• The situation was scary for Fowler. However possible sensed danger and fabricate aloeveraciant story that include a hypothetical balcony and the police
• Max believed the story of the non existent balcony.
• Ausable again created a fake story involving police. Max believed that story too and to event the police, he jumped into that non existent fake balcony.
• The message is that one must not panic and handle the situation calmly. Anyone can get rid of a crunch situation with the help of common Sense.

The midnight visitor character sketch

Here are the character sketch of cast given below of the chapter the midnight visitor.

Character sketch of Ausable

Ausable is a different kind of secret agent. He is fat and sloppy. However, he is strong mentally, and is quick-witted and agile. He is aware of all the tricks and quick to react and make up stories. He is able to convince the crafty Max about the balcony below his window. The story is about his intelligence and how well he takes the benefits of circumstances. He manages to befool Max and deceive him completely. Max believed in the story Ausable fed him and said that he would shoot them both if Ausable did not send the police back. Ausable created a situation of panic for Max, and he stopped thinking rationally. Eventually, he jumped out of the window without checking for the balcony. He jumps off the top floor of the hotel and dies. Ausable turned a situation of utmost panic around and saved himself. Fowler, and the sensitive information.

Character sketch of Max

Max is a secret agent and a rival to Ausable. He is slender and appears crafty. He is not menacing, except for his pistol. He went to Ausable's room to take away the papers with sensitive information. He proves to be gullible as he believes Ausable's story quite easily and panics thinking the waiter to be the police. He jumps into the imaginary balcony and most probably dies in the end. He lacks the presence of mind and calmness of Ausable which leads to his downfall.

Character sketch of Fowler

Fowler is a romantic and young writer. He creates a very romantic and grand picture of a secret agent. He is surprised to see how different the reality is. He is disappointed after meeting Ausable, who is quite fat and sluggish. But his opinion undergoes a change when Ausable managed to outwit Max.

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