Lather And Nothing Else Analysis

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The Joyful Story of Learning In this creative story Lather and nothing else by Hernando Téllez it implies a strong theme, also with a profound sense of entertainment. Showing that it exists being unarguably the best concept of interpretive literature. Firstly Téllez creates a great environment for the reader to be infatuated, he also writes with a clear understanding of the evil side in the story using suspense to develop sincerity. Thoroughly using figures of speech consistently in the story. Téllez uses symbolism to convey the correct message across and helps with details for the correct setting and mood, for example when the barber has a monologue, he details killing captain Torres his customer and antagonist: "From his throat a stream of blood would flow onto the sheet over the chair, down on my hands, onto the floor. I would [be required] to close the door. But the blood would [progress] flowing along the floor, warm, indelible, not …show more content…

This message occurs frequently indirectly stated, however, is similar to being told to the reader. There are multiple messages, but one that applied to greater extent was the act of restricting personal hatred and emotions that can ruin your career. The repetitive occurrence of this helps the reader to interpret the message and in doing so learn from the story with ease. Such as when the barber says, "But I [do not] want to be a murderer. No, sir. You came in to be shaved. And I do my work honorably." (Téllez, 5) also found in the text " I am a revolutionary but not a murderer." (Téllez, 4) and finally says, "and let out a tiny drop of blood... a good barber like myself stakes his reputation on not permitting that happen to any of his customers."(Téllez, 3) This story symbolizes a dilemma, based on the decision between murder or reputation and pride. In conclusion, it allows additional access to the theme of this story without ruining the

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