EN 101/A TR
December 11, 2010
Revise Essay II
Animals, like human beings, have feelings, and they can also express the feelings if
people sensitive enough to sense them.
Animals, according to both essay “Am I Blue?” and
“Courage” by Alice Walker and Kristin Von Kreisler, can show their feelings through their
behaviors and through their elements of body, like eyes. Also according to both essays, animals
can also make choices, like making friends and helping others.
According to both essays, animals can express what they feel inside, mainly through their
By seeing into animals’ eyes, a human being can realize what the animals feel inside.
I blue?” explored animal’s feeling from the interaction between the author, Walker, and a horse,
Blue “I had forgotten the depth of feeling one could see in horses ‘eyes. . . . I was therefore
unprepared for the expression in Blue’s.
Blue was lonely.
Blue was horribly lonely and bored”
(Walker 177). Walker realized that Blue was lonely by only seeing into his eyes.
lonely, sad eyes of Blue turned happy when another horse, Brown, came to Blue’s field.
even brought his friend to Walker, and that was when the author realized that there was a
different look in Blue’s eyes. There was “[a] look of independence, of self-possession, of
ness” (Walker 179).
However, Blue’s happiness did not last forever because
somebody took Brown away; Brown had gone, and Blue lost his new friend.
Blue looked at
Walker, and Walker recognized that Blue missed his partner. A human being can also perceive
the different feeling of an animal’s eyes from the daily activity of the animal.
Blue liked apple,
and Walker usually fed him apples.
However, when Brown had gone, Blue showed no appetite
for his favorite food, apple; from this situation, Walker realized that there was a different feeling