Short Stories

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Short Stories



In the two short stories, "The Free Radio" and "Everything Rises Must

Converge," the main characters of each story have to make many important

decisions/choices. The choices that are made change how other characters see the main

character as well as how they react to them.

In the short story, "The Free Radio," by Salman Rushdie, Ram has many choices

to make throughout the story. Ram who could have had anything in the world he wanted

made many poor choices. Ram was the cutest guy in the town; he had everything going

for him. Then he met the widow and her five children, and he also started hanging with

the youth armbands, these people lead to the downfall of Ram. The radio represented a

way for Ram to escape reality and when Ram didn't get it he had to deal with all the
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