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Hernando Tellez

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Katherine Webb

on 10 January 2013

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Hernando's Background Psychological Aspects Hernando Tellez Just Lather, That's All The Violence 1948 - 1958 Political Aspects Sartorial Imagery Colombian Civil War 1948 Involved in Politics Born March 1908 in Bogota, Colombia Writer and Journalist Council of Bogota, 1934 10 year period of Civil War in Colombia Between Conservative party and Liberal party Approximately 200 000 people killed Began with the assassination of Liberal Leader Narrator feels internal conflict between rebellion or morality Kill a man who has killed so many? VS Stay as the trusted and skilled barber? The Razor Blade Symbolizes his choice Captain Torres is already aware of the narrators rebellion "They told me you'd kill me. I came to find out", Captain Torres. gun holster Military cap naked rebels War Jargon last expedition our troops holding target practice rebel faction Captain Torres is said to have shot rebels The narrator is said to be part of a rebel group VS Supported by Tellez Captain Torres' beard symbolizes the responsibility he has taken over so many deaths Staff of popular spanish magazines and newspapers Was a collaborator in liberal election campaign Liberal and Conservative party reached agreement to share power, 1958 Collection of short stories called Ashes for the Wind and Other Stories Most battles fought by supporters reflects on going war in Colombia By Katherine Webb Works Consulted Columbia. 7 Nov. 2012. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.
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Stories for Senior Students. Ed. Glen Kirkland, Richard Davies. Toronto: Harcourt Canada Ltd, 1993. 191-195. Print.
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