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The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway - "The Train Trip" Summary & Analysis

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"The Train Trip" Summary

Jimmy and his father leave their summer cabin to take a train to Canada. When they get on the train, they see two prisoners. Each prisoner is handcuffed to a guard. The guards explain that the two prisoners are wanted for murder. During a lunch stop, Jimmy's father sees one of the prisoners steal a knife and put it in his pocket. Back on the train, this prisoner has to go to the bathroom. When the prisoner and his guard go to the bathroom, the prisoner stabs the guard. Jimmy sees this and notifies the other guard. The other guard runs to investigate. The guard in the bathroom has been stabbed but he survives. The prisoner escapes out of the bathroom window. After the incident is over, Jimmy's father refers to his own life when he first...

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