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So what I want to know is this. How often do all these hairy-faced men wash their faces?”
-- Narrator (Hairy Faces paragraph 3)

Importance: The narrator explains early on that beards on men are in style. The narrator does not know why so many men wear beards, unless it is to hide what they really look like underneath. The narrator also wonders how frequently beards are cleaned – and this leads the narrator to introduce the horrible Mr. Twit.

Mr. Twit felt that this hairiness made him look terrifically wise and grand. But in truth he was neither of these things. Mr. Twit was a twit.
-- Narrator (Mr. Twit)

Importance: Here, the narrator introduces Mr. Twit. At age 60, Mr. Twit has a massive beard and is very hairy, and believes this makes him look good. In reality, he does not look good, and is actually a twit. The narrator explains this is in part because Mr. Twit has not washed his...

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