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Unformatted text preview: and the boy cannot decide if he should put it out of its misery by shooting it or just let it die naturally. The boy idea of fatality struck the boy like a bolt of lightening, he had never experienced this feeling before. The boy tried to come to terms to what was happening to the buck; he rationalized that the ants must eat too. The boy thought about the incident on his entire walk home, and he even thought about it the next day. The death of the buck has had a profound affect on the boy, and by the boy overcoming this dilemma it shows that he has lost the innocence of a young boy. He now recognizes that events similar to this one are ones that can turn a boy into a man, something he though that staying awake for many hours at one time could do in the past....
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