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JUST LATHER THATS ALL Short Story Test I Setting i Where does the story take place In a small town barber shop somewhere in Mexico ii When does the story take place At about two-twenty in the hot as hell afternoon II CHARACTERIZATION i Who is the Protagonist He maybe the Author or he calls himself a secretly rebel but also a conscientious barber ii Who is the Antagonist Captain Torres The Rebel killer iii What was the occupation job of the Protagonist How did he feel about his job He calls himself a secretly rebel but also a conscientious barber and proud of the preciseness of his profession iv Why does the Author use the first person point of view in the story A method of revealing characters personalities by directly telling readers Im assuming that the narrator is telling his own story v What do you find out about the Antagonist What kind of person is he Captain Torres was on a rebel-hunting excursion but a kind person with job on his hand Wasnt afraid of death He was playing his cool Clint Eastwood style III PLOT i What is it in the first paragraph of the story that makes the reader want to continue on Im not sure but what got my attention is when the barber recognized the rebel killer Captain Torres Saying When I recognized him I started to tremble ii The conflict in the story never comes to the surface even in the conversation between the two characters What is the conflict What creates the tension Person versus himself the barber must fight an inward battle with having to kill Captain Torres saying Im a revolutionary and not a murderer iii Why did Captain Torres unbuckle his gun-belt and sit calmly in the chair discussing the horrible treatment he had
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