Daphne du Maurier "The Birds"

Daphne du Maurier "The Birds"

Daphne du Maurier "The Birds"

 

Daphne du Maurier

Nat, his wife and their two children live by the sea. Nat works on a farm. He loves watching the sea and the birds. But this year something is different. The weather changes and suddenly it is very cold. There are more birds than last year. They are making a lot of noise. Nat feels afraid. But why? What is wrong? The birds start to do strange things. Thousands and thousands of them fly over the farm. They are hungry and they are dangerous. Then the birds start to attack and kill. Again and again the birds attacked member of Nat’s family; their wings hit his eyes, their beaks cut into his hands and arms...

 

Text Analysis: Unique words: about 600 Total words: about 7,025
Hard words: attack, beak, blood, bloody, crowd, farm, God, hunting, line, must, news, peck, roof, scratching, scream, seagull, thank, tin, together, wing

 

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