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Summary Of Just Lather That's All

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In “Just Lather, That’s All” by Hernado Tellez the story focuses on an interaction between the barber and Captain Torres. The barber is a rebel and is well aware of the workings of the captain when he enters his barber shop. The conflict of the story allows readers to see the barbers’ inner struggles. Despite the despicable acts of the captain the barber chooses the moral high ground in deciding not to kill him. Captain Torres demonstrates many complex characteristics. He exhibits confidence when telling the barber: “They told me you’d kill me. I came to find out.” His lack of concern over his wellbeing demonstrates his confidence. Although confident, Torres also displays maliciousness toward the rebels. This is proven by the barbers’ thoughts:
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