read the following excerpt from "the outcasts of poker flat" by bret harte.
"as mr. john oakhurst, gambler, stepped into the main street of poker flat on the morning of the twenty-third of november, eighteen-fifty, he was conscious of a change in its moral atmosphere since the preceding night. two or three men, conversing earnestly together, ceased as he approached, and exchanged significant glances. there was a sabbath lull in the air which, in a settlement unused to sabbath influences, looked ominous."
"the outcasts of poker flat" by bret hart, 1869
this descriptive passage paints a vivid picture of
This descriptive passage paints a vivid picture of A. a morally corrupt settlement.
'The Outcasts of Poker Flat' by Bret Harte, gives a message that one should not judge others merely by their physical appearance, just like we say, don't judge a book by its cover.
The story is about the four people who are exiled from the community. There is a secret committee appointed in the town of Poker Flat who decides the people who would be killed and who would be exiled.
John Oakhurst is a poker player and is one of the four persons who are exiled. He had won a huge money from the people who were the part of the secret committee. We see how the outcasts of the story behave in a respectable way than the so called morally high people.
"hidesato showed not the least sign of fear. he tried to calm the dragon king: don't be afraid. i shall surely kill the centipede."
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"as mr. john...