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Unformatted text preview: Rachel Schwarz ENG 112-NF 7 April 2011 Chapters 18-22 In the beginning of the section, Chauntecleer begins his dialogue to the council of animals. The scene is reminiscent of a church service; with Chauntecleer as the dynamic priest and the animals as the parishioners. Chauntecleer encourages their faith and urges the animals to battle. Chauntecleers declarations about the Lord are responded to with collective Amens! Yet, when Chauntecleer ends his sermon-like announcement, the audience is silent. Surprisingly, it is taciturn Pertelote who beautifully sings to gain the faith of the animal population. After the completion of the melody, the clouds broke; and then the visible sun touched the top of the trees, for it shown from the top of the earth. It turned the white Coop golden; and all heads of those who listened burned a little. And all the ears were filled with light and understanding (148). In the Christian religion, light signifies the manifestation of God. This implies that the (148)....
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