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He was very tall for his age, and thin, and had a soft, sleepy, radiant sweetness engendered by his mother. ''You went to sleep with all your clothes on?''
Ambitions: He faced the truth: The man and woman would kill each other, if he didn't stop them. He beat on the wall with his fits. ''Mr. Harger! Stop it!'' he cried. ''Mrs. Harager! Stop it!''
Personality: Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears. ~Arthur Koestler
No matter where you go or what you do, you live your entire life within the confines of your head. ~Terry Josephson
Relationships with other characters:''You called Paul a baby,'' said Mr. Leonard. ''That certainly embarrasses me.'' ''It's just a way of talking.'' Paul was afraid that sam would hang up on him if he found out that Paul wasn't a blood relative of the hargers.
An example of irony is paul thought that Mr. and Mrs. Harger were fighting but it was really Mr. Harger and Charlotte.
The theme of the story is stay out of other people's business unless you know whats going on.
By: Kurt Vonnegut
The setting of the story takes place in an old house that was divided into two dwellings by a thin wall that passed on, with high fidelity, sounds on either side. On the north side were the Leonards. On the south side were the Hargers.