Summary Of Bullet In The Brain By Tobias Wolff

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Tobias Wolff makes a clear point in his short story named “Bullet in the Brain.” In the story, a book critic named Anders is waiting in line at a bank. Unfortunately, two armed men enter the building and start to rob the bank. Anders precedes to mock the criminals carrying out the heist, and it leads to one of the men shooting Anders in the head. The message Wolff communicates is this: life is more enjoyable when you are less critical. Anders’ life declined as he complained about life and placed aspersions on people and books. Anders enjoyed life when he was a kid because he did not let mistakes upset him, and he did not critique those who made mistakes. For example, a boy that was playing baseball with Anders as a kid made a grammatical
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