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Unformatted text preview: mule and doesnt accept his consequences. Rather than work for Mr. Hawkins to pay back his debt, he decides to run away on the train with the gun where he can be a man elsewhere. Real men dont run away from their problems and certainly dont behave as childish as Dave did. I feel that men can cry when theyre scared but that they must do the right thing in the end and maybe not let anyone see them cry. I feel that the author doesnt think Dave is a man but is telling the story from Daves point of view even though its in 3 rd person omniscient. I believe he wants the reader to see the irony he has set up about Dave....
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course ENGL 1614 taught by Professor ? during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.
- Spring '07