Long Answer Type Question

What was the atmosphere in Mr Purcell’s pet shop?

Ans. There was a sense of foreboding in Mr Purcell’s pet shop. The movement of the birds in his shop was described as frantic, frightening, bewildered and unusual. The shop also had less light. The strange customer’s visit in the shop is described as casting a gaze around the “shadowy shop”. After the customer left, it seemed that the uncanny act of the customer had added on to the haunted aspect of the shop.