Unformatted text preview: he only rides to go help a fellow villager. He becomes a slave to the villagers in their time of need. Mr. Mompellion also becomes a slave to his grief after Elinor’s death. Anna tries to cheer him up and get him active by reminding him of his duties such as someone might call on him or that he needs to give Anteros exercise. He refuses to even ride the horse which shows his lack of will power and freedom. The turning point occurs when Anna rides Anteros (page 227). She realizes that she is still alive and should think positively about this. His hoof beats hit the ground to the rhythm of, “We live, we live, we live.” While Anna is riding him, her pulse beats to the same rhythm. His spirit frees her from her pain. It gives her freedom again....
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- Spring '08
- Winston Churchill, English-language films, Thought, Anteros