Plot Summary: The Boarded Window

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Garrett Runager Hensley English 11/ 7th Period 02 February 2017 Part 1: Plot Summary ?The Boarded Window? is a story of an old man who lived in an isolated Ohio cabin during the days of the western frontier. The man named Murlock appears older than he really is but has never been seen by the narrator. One day, Murlock is found dead in his cabin with only one door and one window. But the window was boarded up, leading the reader to wonder why. And so the story begins. Years earlier Murlock and his wife had moved to the frontier with hope for success. This hope appears to be gone now with this long hair, lifeless eyes, drooping shoulders & boarded window. His wife had died years earlier and been buried beside the cabin.

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