Monkey - Edward Petrow Dr. Anne Kuhta ENG-226 13 March 2011...

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Edward Petrow Dr. Anne Kuhta ENG-226 13 March 2011 Monkeys Change The title character in the novel Monkey is Monkey. Through the story thus far, Monkey started out “living in innocence”. After sometime he becomes cognizant of religion and his need to explore the world. He also becomes aware of his eventual death. Soon after these realizations he sets out on a quest, where he meets many interesting humans and other creatures that will individually and as a whole influence and help shape Monkeys progression and growth. Monkey is a wanderer, as such; he is on a quest for enlightenment. On this quest he meets Tripitaka who insist that people need to live by law and principle. Monkey however does not agree with this at first. He is much more practical, for example, there is a part of the novel where Tripitaka kills robbers, and Monkey points out that if he had not killed them, the attackers would have killed him. During this time in the novel, Monkey is young, wild and un-restrained. Further in the novel, there is a single revealing moment that indicates Monkeys growth
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course HUMANITIES HUM-302 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '11 term at University of Central Florida.

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