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In "The Confession," why does Gregory Kuzmich continue to shower people with more and more money?

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This account never explicitly states the reason why Gregory Kuzmich continues to give money to people even when it becomes clear to him that they are using him. However, the story does suggest that Gregory Kuzmich is a character who is easily manipulated by others, and the sudden change in everybody's behaviour when he receives his promotion and is given access to the cashbox where he works certainly goes to his head, and he is rather naive at first in not understanding why those who disapproved of him suddenly radically...

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