What is a summary and character analysis for John Steinbeck's "Flight"?

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In John Steinbeck's short story "Flight ," widow Mama Torres ekes out a living on a small California coastal farm with her three sons. She sends the oldest son, Pepe, on an errand in Monterey, trusting him for the first time to travel alone. Pepe has a bit to drink and knifes a man in a scuffle. When he returns home from the errand, his mother...

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