Is the barber a coward?  Why he did not want to kill the captain? I need at least 6 paragraphs.

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The barber of the short story, "Just Lather, That's All," could certainly be considered more cowardly than the captain who comes to sit in his chair. Although the barber's secret affiliation was important to him as well the rebels, he could have solved many of his group's problems by using the blade to cut the captain's throat. His actions were not totally to hide his secret. He admits

But what would I do with the body? Where would I hide it? I would have to flee, leaving all I have behind, and take refuge far away, far, far away. But they would follow until they found me. 

So, the barber was worrying about his own safety and livelihood as well. His predicament left him in a situation where he could be called cowardly for either killing the...

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