Unformatted text preview: mule and doesn’t 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 don’t run away from their problems and certainly don’t behave as childish as Dave did. I feel that men can cry when they’re 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 doesn’t think Dave is a man but is telling the story from Dave’s point of view even though it’s 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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- Spring '07
- English, English-language films, Pye Records, general store owner