Why is the story called "Paul's Case"?

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This story is called "Paul's Case "; a case is a situation that seems to require some investigation or action, or it can refer to the actual object—or person—to be investigated or considered. The story is subtitled "A Study in Temperament," indicating that Paul is an interesting, even baffling, person, and that the circumstances of his life, and death, seem to demand some investigation. For example, Paul faces suspension for his "various misdemeanors" and yet arrives for his meeting with school officials wearing a red carnation for a boutonniere. He strikes the principle and teachers...

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