It was a hard jolt for me, one of the most bitterest I ever had to face. And it all came about through my own foolishness too. Even yet sometimes, when I think of it, I want to cry or swear or kick myself.
Using a first-person voice to catch the narrator in contradictions that expose just how big a fool he really is This is a brilliant little story. He blames himself for getting drunk and lying to the girl about his background.
As the title indicates, he considers himself a fool. Amazing thing is Anderson exposes him as a fool but for an entirely different set of reasons. In essence, the narrator is telling a story of humility and contriteness, but winds up only coming off as clueless, immature, and exceedingly egotistical.
I had forty dollars in my pocket and so I went into the West House, a big hotel, and walked up to the cigar stand.
There was a lot of horse men and strangers and dressed-up people from other towns standing around in the lobby and in the bar, and I mingled amongst them.
In the bar there was a fellow with a cane and a Windsor tie on, that it make me sick to look at him. I like a man to be a man and dress up, but not to go put on that kind of airs. So I pushed him aside, kind of rough, and had me drink of whiskey.If I am tainted, then so are all of you." In this, the main event was given the prime focus than any of the film characters.
That's why the happy or the sad ending won't matter. But there was a character who was preferred the most for his involvement in the plot. The narrator is a nineteen-year-old boy whose life revolves around his job as a swipe at a local racetrack.
Though it is a menial job with no future, the young man brags to the reader about it.
I'm A Fool by Sherwood Anderson. Transcribed from the The Dial vol. 72, It was a hard jolt for me, one of the most bitterest I ever had to face. And it all came about through my own foolishness too.
Even yet sometimes, when I think of it, I want to cry or swear or kick myself. Sep 16, · The Fool movie reviews & Metacritic score: Dima Nikitin is a simple and honest guy, a foreman of a repair team at a provincial housing service.
So the dark side of the story comes into the display. If I am tainted, then so are all of you." In this, the main event was given the prime focus than any of the film characters.
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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Fool That I Am at ashio-midori.com Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. This author seems to have some good story ideas, and the dedication to complete a whole book, but I'd love to suggest she take a creative writing class (you'll be glad you did, just to learn the simple.