The narrator describes Harold's daily routine during the weekdays. From the beginning of the day to the end of the day, he follows a consistent and precise schedule. This clip is a concrete starting point for discussing how writers reveal character traits through concrete actions and specific detail.
Harold, a tax auditor, visits Miss Pascal at her store to audit her because she paid only 78% of her taxes for the year. She gives him a hard time and states that she intentionally did not pay taxes for spending that she does not support. Miss Pascal mentions some ways that the government spends taxes.