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Acceptance

Summary: Provides an analysis of "I'm A Fool" by Sherwood Anderson. Summarizes the story's plot. Describes how Anderson conveys the foolishness people display, without contemplating the consequences, in order to achieve social acceptance.
In, "I'm a Fool," by Sherwood Anderson, Henry, a nineteen-year old lower-class boy, realizes that he is too old to mow lawns and deliver newspapers any longer. Against his family's wishes, Henry gets a job as a stable boy for racehorses. In late July, Henry and the racing crew set out to travel from county to county for the fall races. Day after day he is surrounded by constant horse talk, swearing, drinking, and gambling with men of this type character. Henry starts to perceive other "regular" boys to be raised as "fellows that don't know nothing at all. They've never had no opportunity." Henry likes this type of lifestyle, but in late November he goes home to visit and decides to quit the racing business to appease his mother. He finds a better job at a barn taking care of horses that couldn't have "trotted a race...

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