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What is a summary of "The Fly in the Ointment"?
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Posted by kplhardison on January 24, 2012 at 4:50 AM (Answer #1)
The fly in the ointment is the brief story of the father of a low ranked lecturer named Harold who's manifacturing business had gone bankrupt.
The story is set in the late afternoon of November and the son went to pay a visit. The two individuals get into a discussion regarding the father not caring about money any more and how he can live without the trouble of thinking about it any longer.
No longer after a fly enters the room and the father immediately concentrates his anger onto it. But unable to kill it he asks his son for help in a 'shamefull' tone.
Harold feeling pity for his own dad he offers some money to confort the father. His father immediatly storms his son with questions like "why didn't you tell me before".
Posted by ebiano on November 5, 2012 at 3:17 PM (Answer #2)
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