In the short excerpt from the story lather and nothing else by hernando tellez, the town barber faces an issue when the man responsible for the recent slaughtering of many revolutionists in the town walks into the barbershop for a shave. It's funny what sticks in your head i read this back in high school for english class, where i knew it as lather, and nothing else and it's a short story that i continue to remember to this day like no other.
Topic point: in the short story, lather and nothing else, by hernando tellez, the barber faces a dilemma about whether or not to take advantage of his enemy's defenselessness introduce quote: during his internal struggle, the barber thinks of the pros and cons of killing torres. Main conflict lather & nothing else by: hernando tellez theme theme the theme in lather & nothing else is that before making a decision think what the consequences are going to be. Nothing others and still others keep coming, and the first kill the second, and then these kill the next, and so on until everything becomes a sea of blood i could cut his throat, so, swish, swish.
A b the plot of lather and nothing else captain torres, leader of the military arm of the government, comes in to the narrator's barbershop for a shave. Author of lather and nothing else 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.
Unlike most editing & proofreading services, we edit for everything: grammar, spelling, punctuation, idea flow, sentence structure, & more get started now. Set in a barbershop in a small colombian town, the narrator of lather and nothing else by hernando tellez is a barber tasked with shaving a man who turns out to be the leader of the opposing political party. Answer the following questions about lather and nothing else please be detailed in your answers, but do not write an essay as sentence or two is just fine, but you must include the detail needed to thoroughly answer the questions.
Lather and nothing else by hernando tellez take quiz what does the line i estimated he had four-days growth of beard, the four days he had been gone on the last foray after our men tell the reader. —lather and nothing else,hernando tellez which piece of text evidence best reveals internal conflict d)i was secretly a revolutionary, but at the same time i was a conscientious barber. Just with lather, and nothing else torres was an executioner, but the barber was simply a barber consequently, the barber's decision is to let torres live, for he values his reputation as the best barber in town more than he does as a revolutionary.
Name: _____ lather and nothing else - hernando tellez choose the most suitable response for the following mc questions 1 the story uses the words me and. 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.
In lather and nothing else, as the narrator, the barber describes his psychological activities vividly, l was secretly a revolutionary, but at the same time i was a conscientious barber, proud of the way i did my job(peggy. Author hernando téllez masterfully sets a mood of high emotional tension in the short story, lather and nothing else he uses concrete details such as words that connote different aspects of conflict to draw the reader in to experience the protagonist's moral dilemma. 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.