The Sniper


Liam O’Flaherty

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Man in the Armored Car Character Analysis

The man in the armored car by chance drives up the street after the Republican sniper has flashed his lighter and the enemy sniper has fired at him. After the old woman informs the man in the armored car about the Republican sniper, but before the man can act on the information, the sniper shoots him dead.
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Man in the Armored Car Character Timeline in The Sniper

The timeline below shows where the character Man in the Armored Car appears in The Sniper. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
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Divisions Theme Icon
War, Violence, and Enmity Theme Icon
Chance and Ingenuity Theme Icon
Humanity and Remorse Theme Icon damage “the gray monster.” An old woman appears on the street and talks to the man in the car , then points up at the Republican sniper’s position. The man gets out of the... (full context)