In "The Colomber" by Dino Buzzati, discuss the irony in Stefano’s final day and the Colomber’s admission.

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The short story "The Colomber" by Dino Buzzati tells of a 12-year-old boy named Stefano who accompanies his father, a sea captain, on his ship. While they are sailing, Stefano spots a large fish in the ship's wake. Fearfully, his father tells him that it is a colomber, a ferocious shark that follows its victim until it devours him, and it has chosen Stefano as a victim. He takes Stefano to shore, and for years Stefano avoids the sea as he goes through college and then finds a job.

Eventually, however, Stefano is lured back to sea by a...

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