Short Story and Grace Paley
“Who’s to blame, the man or the Train?”
The brakes screech to a halt, the passengers topple over, and the child falls into a tragic death. In the short story, “Samuel,” by Grace Paley, a young boy loses his life while engaging in a risky type of playtime with his pals. Although it is a terrible happening, it makes you first ask, “Who is to blame?” After reading the story thoroughly, it becomes very evident that the boys were taking a risk, ignoring authority, and acting foolish. These boys...
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