How old was the protagonist when he wrote the story and when he tells it?

How old was the protagonist when he wrote the story and when he tells it?

How old was the protagonist when he wrote the story and when he tells it?

How old was the protagonist when he wrote the story and when he tells it?

From his sophisticated and adult-like writing style, it can be assumed that the writer is an adult having flashbacks of when he was a teenager. In paragraph 4, he speaks critically of his own past by describing his life as ‘blinded’ and ‘foolish blood’ to indicate his immature and young mentality back then. This age difference between the narratives is significant because it represents the ‘coming of age’ he goes through during the story. At first, the protagonist is described as a mere twelve or thirteen year old because¬†when the protagonist goes through the tube gate, he buys the sixpenny ticket which shows that he even considers himself to be just a child. However, when he walks out he pays a shilling for the adult ticket which shows that he underwent a spiritual reassessment and an awakening and grow up to be this wiser person.
How old was the protagonist when he wrote the story and when he tells it?
How old was the protagonist when he wrote the story and when he tells it?
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How old was the protagonist when he wrote the story and when he tells it?
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