“The Interlopers” Saki . Conflict is the struggle between the opposing forces on which the action in a work of literature depends. There are two major types of conflict:
man vs. himself
man vs. man
man vs. nature
man vs. society
“Enough," he said; "the cough's a mere nothing; it will not kill me. I shall not die of a cough.""True --true," I replied; "and, indeed, I had no intention of alarming you unnecessarily --but you should use all proper caution. A draught of this Medoc will defend us from the damps.”
Explain why the ending of “The Interlopers” is ironic.