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The story Gimpel the Fool is written by Isaac Singer In the story he writes about a man named Gimpel who goes through life being ridiculed by the people of the town because of his foolish ways He is considered a fool because he appears to believe everything that is said to him Even though he knows the truth he manages to convince himself otherwise Although he is a good man he never draws a line between being good and being a fool Gimpel is both by choice Reb Gimpel is a man of many ways he is loving caring a religious man and known the most as the towns fool The dictionary defines the word fool to be a stupid person one who lacks sense and good judgment In his world there is always an explanation always a How was I suppose to know He lives the kind of life I would never want to live Everyone telling him lies and he finds ways to believe in them Growing up Gimpel is always being picked on not because he is small or weak but because he lets them He is always picked on to be fooled by people for their amusement Gimpel you know the rabbis wife has been brought to childbed So he skips school only to find out it is lie Many times he lets his gullible attitude take over his actions In one chapter Gimpel says In the first place everything is possible as it is written in the Wisdom of the Fathers Ive forgotten just how 96 To me this sounds like an excuse to allow himself to be gullible and justify the person he is They even tell him that his parents have risen from the dead and he still believes that it can be possible Hes more of an amusement for the people around him and he seems to go with the lies A kings
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