Who is the banker’s foil character? Why?

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As there are only two characters in "The Bet ," by process of elimination, the banker's foil would have to be the lawyer. As with all literary foils, he exists to highlight certain features of a diametrically opposite character—in this case, the banker who challenges him to the eponymous...

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