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In the short story Just Lather Thats All by HernandoTellez the barber faces a tough dilemma between killingCaptain Torres or giving him the shave hes expecting Hecontemplates the consequences of his decision to kill or not tokill The barbers doesnt want to leave his career behind andbecome a fugitive or in a more sever case be executedWhile shaving the captain face his thoughts are in a completeconflict he wants to avenge his revolutionaries who werekilled by the captain He knows hes a great barber He askshimself the question How could he betray himself He had todebate over this life changing enactment because killing doesnot bring peace in the mind of the barber it provokes anger toall people on the opposing end and makes bigger the problemsThe responsibility of killing the captain would be solely onhim hes not sure if its worth all the blame he would getFurthermore His career would be left behind for a moment ofanger Although the barber had many opportunities to kill thecaptain while shaving he was distressed laggardly histhoughts were lengthy The pressure was a great deal to handlefor an ordinary barberWhos to say that killing makes someone courageous Murderingsomeone is gruesome and wrongThe barber was indeed a righteousman The barber might have felt that if he killed the man hewould be thought badly of instead of a hero Killing is not ineveryones blood and the thought of someone ending a life in amatter of seconds is outrageous I dont want blood on myhands Just lather thats all the blood is a mark of amurder and the barber would rather not have that markimprinted on his body Is the barber a coward No He is anindividual who has his own opinions and has the choice to dowhat he thinks is right If the barber had murdered thecaptain he would follow the fate of his less fortunaterevolutionaries he would be killed mutilated then hung up indisgraceIn conclusion the barber had a tough
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