What picture of Arun do we get from the story "The Thief" by Ruskin Bond?

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From the text, we get the idea that Arun is trustful, compassionate, perceptive, as well as philosophical about life. He is the type of man who doesn't let life worry him, and he takes each day as it comes.

Although Arun appears to be a poor man, he still consents to take Deepak in. As for our protagonist , Deepak isn't his real name (he has alternately called himself Ranbir, Sudhir, Trilok, or Surinder). When Deepak pesters Arun to let him work for him, Arun reluctantly agrees. He can't pay Deepak but promises to feed him if...

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