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ANALYSIS OF DEER HIT 2 Analysis of Deer Hit Deer Hit poem captures the attention of the reader when Jon Loomis unravels the journey of a teenager through his father’s car and the deer on the road. Through the use of narrative and vivid description, Jon offers his readers a chance of fully experiencing the dilemma of a drunken son with the deer on the road at 3 a.m. The drunk son is faced with a dilemma of whether to hit the deer that is on the road and escape an accident or to engage in an accident and save the life of the dear. The son swerves to miss the deer on the road ending up in a ditch, hurting himself together with the deer. Predicaments later develop as the son is to meet the father, who seems to be a non-understanding person. As the son picks up the deer and drives home, both injured, Jon leads the reader towards understanding the connection between humanity versus nature. Though the father is angry at the son for his acts of driving at night while drank and causing the accident, he is human when he sees the state of the deer. The father develops humanity seeing that the deer's state is beyond repair and that it might die any minute. Moreover, what is even more confusing is that the depressive reaction of the son towards the deer reveals that more mistakes are likely to follow him wherever he goes. The emotions,
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  • Summer '16
  • The Reader, Jon Loomis, ANALYSIS OF DEER HIT

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