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Stephen Kramer 3/8/06 Cornell University Writing Seminar Essay # 3 The Stereotypical Savior T. Coraghessan Boyle’s “Dogology” is a story that recites odd occurrences that display many stereotypes through the use of characters. Reverend Singh, one of the characters in “Dogology,” obtains the qualities of a savior. Moses is another savior in Biblical stories that saved the Israelites from slavery in Egypt. Both figures are saviors who share many good qualities. Reverend Singh is the head of the Anglican mission and orphanage at Midnapore. He is described as an astute and observant man and an amateur hunter, familiar with the habits of beasts. The Reverend is truly a brave and intelligent character. Armed with a 20-bore Westley Richard’s rifle, he gathers a party including several railway men to help him rescue the human children abducted by a she-wolf. The wolf is currently hiding in a termite mound and the Reverend intends to kill the wolf and bring the children back to human civilization. The Reverend identified the place of hiding of the wolf, due to the termite mound-droppings, bones, tunnels of ingress and egress and instructed the
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This essay was uploaded on 12/11/2007 for the course ENGL 168 taught by Professor Aberle,danielle during the Fall '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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