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Character Analysis: I Can Speak By George Saunders
After reading the story, “I Can Speak” by George Saunders, many readers would happen to realize that this story is not like every other story that is just picked up and read. In order for someone to fully apprehend the story, reader must stay consistently focused on the text. The story is about a reply letter from the company for a compliant letter that was sent by a customer named Mrs. Faniglia to a company named KidLuv Inc. regarding a product manufactured by the company known as I Can Speak!™. I Can Speak!™ is a robotic mask that the parent glides over their baby’s head and functions by responding to something in more advanced manner than corresponding to the baby’s age.
Sminks positions ignorant statements numerously to manipulate Mrs.

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