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Analysis Of Liam O 'Flaherty's The Sniper'

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In The Sniper, a short story by Liam O'Flaherty, we follow a Republican sniper in the midst of a civil war. Throughout the story, the sniper is facing off with another enemy sniper, who eventually shoots the man in the shoulder. With that hit, this gave the sniper a reason to defend himself and fight back. The man was only doing what he had to do to survive. Near the beginning of the story, it is shown that an enemy tanker approached where the man was hiding. A lady then confronted the tanker and gave out the man's location. It is reasonable to say that the man felt a little betrayed at this point. What made it even worse what about this time in the story, the enemy sniper shot the man in the shoulder. This bad attitude and the bullet in his
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