Daphne Du Maurier's Short Story 'The Birds'

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The Birds is a story about birds going against nature and attacking people. The short story by Daphne du Maurier has a male main character named Nat whereas the movie, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, has a female main character named Melanie. The two main characters are very different in many ways; one way being the amount of intelligence they have. The book has a more intelligent main character because he's more observant, prepares for the attacks better, and uses reason to get out of tough situations. Nat is more observant than Melanie in many ways. In the beginning of The Birds short story, Nat notices how the birds act and how they are acting more restless than usual. Nat knows the names of birds and how they normally behave while
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