Logical Analysis

Bus.

Platform.

Bus platform. That's the place.

Midday.

About.

About midday. That's the time.

Passengers.

Quarrel.

A passengers' quarrel. That's the action.

Young man.

Hat. Long thin neck.

A young man with a hat and a plaited cord round it. That's the chief character.

Person.

A person.

A person. That's the second character.

Me.

Me.

Me. That's the third character, narrator.

Words.

Words.

Words. That's what was said.

Seat vacant.

Seat taken.

A seat that was vacant and then taken. That's the result.

The gare Saint-Lazare.

An hour later.

A friend.

A button.

Another phrase heard. That's the conclusion.

Logical conclusion.

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