Ring lardner's haircut is a one-way conversation piece and is well written lardner uses irony and dramatic narration to talk about a well-built evil and shallow jim kendall whitey the barber doesn't perceive jim to be anything but an innocent practical joker who meant no harm. - revenge in the bargain and haircut there are many character similarities between mr baumer in the bargain, and jim, of ring lardner's story, haircut however, the major difference is the motive for their revenge both characters show lots of wit and brains, as well as pride and remorse. Antagonist in ring lardner's haircut was jim kendall although, somehow, jim was the main character the story speaks about, he was the foe of those whom he did wrong to count, the narrator of the story told quite a number of people whom jim had done unpleasant things for his enjoyment jim kendall was the funny man in haircut.
From this haircut short story by ring lardner will explain about characters which appears in this short story it will also explain about how author present each characters in this short story it will also explain about how author present each characters in this short story.
Transcript of haircut: a short story by ring lardner haircut: a short story by ring lardner author jim's friend and fellow jokester not as cruel as jim themes american sports columnist, short story writer and playwright well known for his satirical takes on sports, marriage and theater. Character analysis of the narrator in haircut in ring lardner’s classic short story “haircut,” the narrator is an ingenuous country barber named whitey whitey tells the story of jim kendall, whom the reader soon discovers used to be a well-liked regular at the local barbershop, but who is now deceased. Nine years later, lardner would feature the same character, “mindless chatter and all,” in his most well-known and anthologized story, “haircut” it was lardner’s first short story in nearly three years.
Jim was goin' duck-shootin' the next day and had come in lookin' for hod meyers to go with him i happened to know that hod had went over to carterville and wouldn't be home till the end of the week so jim said he hated to go alone and he guessed he would call it off then poor paul spoke up and said if jim would take him he would go along.
One thing it would be important to understand (and, if you're discussing this story, to be able to demonstrate) is that the reader (in this case you) is able to arrive at insights into jim’s character that whitey never does, because if he did his reaction to jim’s behavior would be quite different from what it is. Dive deep into ring lardner's haircut with extended analysis, commentary, and discussion haircut analysis ring lardner he describes jim as a what is the plot of the haircut short.