In "Paul's Case," does Paul regret taking his actions in the end? How do you know?

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I am not sure which action you are referring to, so I am assuming it is his decision to run away and then subsequently killing himself.  It has been a great debate about whether Paul really knew what he was doing or he simply did not realize the seriousness of what he did.  He was driven by the desire to live the life he always wanted to live, which he could not do where he was, so he ran away to New York City after stealing from his employer.  Obviously, stealing was a serious offense, but running off to live his dream was not, in my opinion.  As for whether Paul...

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