What Are The Similarities Between Parsons And Markwardt
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Throughout Kantor’s short story, Parsons has portrayed a strong, nice and a positive character and Markwardt has shown himself as a bitter-minded, old and a negative character. Markwardt is an old, and poor blind man because in the story, it says, “He was a shaggy, thick-necked fellow; his coat was greasy about the lapels and pockets, and his hand splayed over the cane's crook with a futile sort of clinging.” Kantor also mentions that Markwardt tells everyone about his bitter dramatic story, which he tells for money. This shows everyone how negative and cold-blooded Markwardt is. Who would tell a lie for money? Then, on the other side, Parsons’ character is more positive, caring and empathetic. “Mr. Parsons sighed and felt in his vest pocket.