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In the story "Dusk," what impression do you form about the young man in the story?
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In the story "Dusk," the young man is a scam artist. He comes out at dusk because he lives a defeated life. This is not the first time this young man has tried to scam someone. The young man is good at what he does. He tells stories that are believable. He uses his stories to cause people to feel sorry for him.
Gortsby, who is a good judge of character, gets scammed by the young man. At first, Gortsby did not believe his story. He tells the young man that his story would have been believable if he had had a bar of soap.
Ironically, Gortsby finds a bar of soap under the park bench. He chases after the young man and gives him his bar of soap. Gortsby also lends him some money. Again, the young man has scammed another poor soul.
The young man most likely has scammed many people before. He probably makes his living off of other people. He is a con artist in every sense of the word. He lives off other people. Gortsby was smart enough to recognize it until he found the bar of soap. A bar of soap changed Gortsby's mind. Gortsby loaned money to the young man, money he will never see again.
Posted by lsumner on June 15, 2012 at 2:21 PM (Answer #1)
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the young man in the story dusk is a confident manand shows intimate knowledge of a gentlemans life .. he does not like to work, he prefers to con other people to earn money rather than to put in an honest days effort into earning his daily bread. this is a kind of man who has not seen a good family life. people who spend more time with their families,, learn a lot from their experiences. this shows that the young man has has spent his life in the wrong kind of company.young man is a small time con man , a sharp trickster who will one day pay for his deeds.....
Posted by sweetgiggles on June 15, 2012 at 2:22 PM (Answer #2)
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