But by killing the Captain, the barber knows he would carry the responsibility forever, and be forced to leave behind his career just for one moment of anger. In both stories topics including integrity, honesty, morals, values and work ethic are dealt with Characters in both stories encounter struggle or conflict, but something is learned through this struggle.
However, the barber finally decided not to be a murder, just simply a barber and values for his job.
As one can see, lessons were learned through struggles by both characters in these stories and through my own experiences. With this being the case, it is also implied that there is more to Captain Torres than meets the eye. As the barber shaves him he contemplates every possible outcome of …show more content… One of the reasons he chose not to kill the Captain was because he liked his job, and he seemed to be very proud and happy.
Torres he could escape to another country, but he would still have to live with the fact that he killed someone and that feeling would haunt him for the rest of his life. The third main literary term in this short story is symbolism.
These quotes tell us that at some point in our lives we will face challenges. One of the main literary terms in this story was irony.
In the end her most prized possessions, her roses, were destroyed by a man after finding out she was the one sending the letters.