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Unformatted text preview: room knowing he is going to get it". This story is largely about Nick's exposure to such an evil of two hit men and a man who will do nothing about his own death to come. All the characters in the diner ultimately surrender to death or at least the threat of death. The cook does not want to hear about the incident anymore, avoiding what just happened. George knows that this is terrible yet does not deal with it and sends Nick to deal with it instead. Andreson does not put up any sort of fight which is ironic as he is a fighter. Nick tries to help the situation, yet he sees that Ole has already welcomed his own death and decides to leave, so Nick too surrenders to the evil. It reminds me of the saying "hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil". Also, the last line in the story George says to Nick, Well, you better not think about it", so it is in addition to the saying with "think no evil". All of the characters reactions to the evil, death are submissions to it....
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course WRT 201 taught by Professor Shaw during the Spring '08 term at Bergen Community College.
- Spring '08