Unlike a rich person, Soapy had only a few needs in "The Cop and the Anthem." What were they?

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At the beginning of the story, a falling leaf and a chill in the air alert Soapy to the fact that winter is coming. Soapy has been sleeping in Madison Square, but it is now becoming too cold to stay outside. His needs for the winter are simple: three months with food provided every day and a bed every night in a place where he will be safe from the cold and the police will not...

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Last Updated by eNotes Editorial on November 26, 2019