In "Just Lather, That's All," how is the barber or Captain Torres a hero?
There are no heroes in Hernando Tellez's short story, "Just Lather, That's All ." Although Captain Torres' visit to the barber shop could be considered an act of bravery, the captain's many acts of barbaric brutality...
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The barber would be a hero IF he killed as he would avenge the deaths of the troops that the captain had previously killed, he would also prevent the captain from more killing more rebels and he would prove his loyalty towards the troops and advance the rebels cause.