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Unformatted text preview: he is the deity of the wilderness Ike feels his own fragility and impotence in comparison to Old Ben the gun is the instrument by which hunters can protect themselves from the wilderness in leaving the gun behind, he almost turns himself over to the wilderness he takes only his compass and a stick for snakes he then realizes that he has to sacrifice his compass and watch as well this leaves him completely to the wilderness he still can't get to Old Ben he then sits down and calms down he is irrevocably lost at this point, he see's Ben's prints and follows them (though the appeared out of nowhere) he gets ordained via Ben's acceptance of him BUT, Ben is doomed just as the wilderness is Pt. 2, Ben's doom comes...
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course ENG 102 taught by Professor Dooley during the Spring '08 term at Wofford.
- Spring '08