The interior monologue of captain torres read more the above preview is unformatted text this student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our international baccalaureate world literature section. 1 “ just lather, that’s all” hernando tellez (1908-1966) setting: columbia stories have political comments about the 35-year civil war between military and guerillas for power the civil war was fuelled by cocaine, heroin, and marijuana 2. Note: citations are based on reference standards however, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study the specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.
The barber's decision just lather that's all, is a story that impacts since the first paragraph it is hard to know what the author is trying to explain, but there is always a little bit of suspense. Setting when- early 1900's where-columbia, in a barber shop on a hot summers day mood- tense, and suspenseful plot important quotes protagonist- the barber irony: situational irony- the protagonist trying to not spill a drop of blood from torres face, when torres is an executioner. “just lather, that’s all” one objective of our course is for students to be able to demonstrate their understanding of a piece of literature. Hernando téllez (22 march 1908 – 1966) was a colombian journalist and author born and educated in bogotá , téllez entered very early the world of journalism, with which he is primarily identified, having been on the staff of some of colombia's most popular newspapers and magazines.
Just lather, that’s all analyzation the short story by hernando tellez called “just lather, that’s all is an epic battle of good vs evil, or right against wrong this is a battle going on between the protagonist and the antagonist, but the battle that i am referring to takes place inside of the mind of the main character. Just lather, that's all by hernando tellez is about a barber who is forced to shave the beard of one of the troops, whom he wants to kill but using all of his strength not to the barber is a rebel himself so having the enemy's face in his hands with a razor sharp enough to cut the skin was a little too much temptation the barber is hesitant. Best answer: see the following answer posted on enotescom by sullymonster on monday october 27, 2008 at 5:37 am: the conflict of this story is the barber's conflict with himself he has to decide whether or not he should take the chance to kill his customer, the captain of the military police force who has captured the barber's friends - a group of revolutionaries. The theme of just lather, that's all is the nuances of morality and an exploration of the line between doing what is best and what is moral the story further develops the themes of bravery, heroism and common sense. “yes, all of them” the lather was drying on his face i must hurry through the mirror, i took a look at the street it appeared about as usual there was the grocery shop with two or three customers.
“just lather, that’s all” english 9 technology is a curse and a blessing leadership love violence never solves conflicts education censoring literature deprives students of educational. Just lather, that’s all is told from a first person perspective specifically, it is told from the barber's point of view, meaning that the barber narrates all of the story's events. Just lather, that's all takes the form of a monologue delivered by the short story's narrator, the proprietor of a barbershop the barber has secretly become an informant for a band of rebels.
The theme is the dilemma faced when a decision has to be made between doing what is best for others and what you feel is morally right in the story, it comes down to one choice for the narrator. About hernando téllez: narrador, periodista y crítico literario colombianofue un poeta del ensayo fue un gran artesano del idioma, maestro en un mane. (critical essay on “just lather, that’s all” by hernando tellez) by benaiah trudell just dilemmas, that’s all ap english 10 “just lather, that’s all” proves that decisions people make and the dilemmas they end up in reflect largely on their personalities.
Just lather that’s all this short story is only 4 and a half pages, it’s a very brief story but it has all the aspects of a good story the story consists of a beginning, middle and end, with a climax. First person view in the short story just lather, that's all the narrator is the barber and it is shown from first person point of view the reason why the author, hernando tellez wanted the reader to see it from the barbers perspective is because he wanted us to feel what the barber felt, which was fear and confusion. I think that the story is titled just lather, that's all because lather is the foam by detergent especially soap as a result, in the text it says he doesn't want to be a murder he just wants to be barber and that is what barbers do they loath.
The barber in “just lather, that’s all” is faced with person versus person conflict at the start of the story when his enemy enters his barbershop, he is immediately uncomfortable to be so close to a man he despises. Just lather, that's all hernando téllez translated by donald a, yates e said nothing when he entered i was passing the best of my razors back and forth on a strop. Just lather, that’s all what kind of war is going on in the country where the story takes place (k/u 1) a civil war – there are people rebelling against their government in the plot of the story, there are two main conflicts identify and state the reasons for each conflict (k/u 2. Just lather, that's all it is an everyday struggle to differentiate between good and evil in many cases it is clear and straight forward as to what is right, but everyone has at one point questioned themselves as to what the right thing to do was.