How would the ending of "Dusk" been impacted if Gortsby had not found the soap or leaped to a different conclusion?

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Such an ending would clearly rob this brilliant short story of much of its satirical irony . If Gortsby had not found the soap, then he would have been left to conclude that he was right in the assumptions that he made and that the young man was a confidence trickster who had not thought through his story after all. What is interesting about this...

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