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Sly Milon In Guy De Maupassants Old Milon the title character is exceptionally clever For example receiving the Prussian soldiers at his house giving them the best treatment he can he is in fact avoiding conflict with the Prussians therefore he keeps his family safe from the Prussians He gains the soldiers trust and is allowed to go and come freely to go out and return just as he pleased as long as he is humble submissive and obliging toward the conquerors 3 without any questions Due to his courtesy to the occupants of his house no one will concur that he behaves prejudice towards Prussians When all the murders do occur Old Milon never sustains to be the prime suspect Furthermore taking the uniform of his first German victim and weighing the body in a bag in his pond Old Milon leaves behind no remains of a corpse or evidence of a death This method of concealing the body makes it quiet and quick Rather than he putting the body in grave and making a mess putting it into the water keeps proof of a grave or any odors leaking about In the water the body decays faster is more obscured and is more unidentifiable than if it is buried Old Milon gets an idea in his head and takes the soldiers garment for future use Given that he took the uniform off of his prey if he were found they would not be able to distinguish if he is a Prussian or not Pretending to be a wounded German soldier and laying himself in the road yelling help in German Old Milon makes himself appear German so that the German scouts think he is a friendly comrade While groaning Hilfe hilfe 3 his yells make him more decipherable to be German rather than an enemy which in addition bamboozles the Prussians even more Using the uniform from his first victim he is able
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