Haircut by Ring Lardner Summary?


'Haircut' is a satirical short story written by Ring Lardner. The story was first published in 1925. The narrator of the story is the town barber, who talks about a man by the name of Jim Kendall. Jim was a man who played cruel pranks on children and adults. Jim goes hunting with a 10-year old mentally handicapped child. When it is discovered that Jim was shot, many people in the town believed that it was an accident, although the author of the story indicates that the shooting was planned by the child, who had been tormented by Jim and wanted to get revenge on him.
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Most barbers are congenial and informative, and this is true of the narrator in Ring Lardner's short story, "Haircut." However, Lardner's barber does not seem to grasp the
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Good students ask more questions. eNotes educators are standing by. As a literary work, "Haircut" has some interesting merits. First, the narrator is an interesting one
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Ring Lardner was born on March 6 of 1885. He died on September 25, 1933. He was a short story writer and a sports columnist in America. An analysis of the story ...
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