The Gun Seller Themes

Hugh Laurie
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Actions Define Who You Are

The Gun Seller focuses on the view point of Thomas Lang. Lang is willing to describe himself as someone who is not concerned with getting ahead in life and is content to live seemingly at poverty level. When Lang meets Woolf and learns about the helicopter referred to as the Graduate it is here that Woolf asks Lang, "Are you a good man?" Woolf will ask Lang this again later in the story before Woolf is killed. Thomas never says that he is a good man and he appears to believe he is not necessarily a good man. Despite his own feelings about himself Thomas, from the very beginning of the story, is willing to put his own life in dangers way to try and do the right thing.

Thomas is asked to assassinate Woolf and refuses. That alone wasn't enough for Thomas. After...

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