Daphine Du Maurier's The Birds

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The story “The Birds” by Daphine Du Maurier, is about a father named Nat Hocken and his family experiencing an attack from the birds in England. The movie directed Alfred Hitchcock, is about Melanie Daniels seeing a potential partner in Mitchell Brenner in a small town that takes a turn of birds attacking the town. During both the movie and story, there are several scenes that are very similar to each other. Near the end of the movie, Mitch decides to board the house from the birds. In the original story it says that Nat, “went upstairs and worked there the rest of the morning, boarding the windows of the bedrooms, filling up the chimney bases” (58). Both Nat and Mitch wanted to protect their families by having to board all parts of the house.
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