Brent Is At A Lion's Facial Expression

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This quote is taken place when Brent is at a hospital, and conveys how his conscience feels through a lion’s facial expressions. By giving the lion, humanly features, still eyes and a resting face, readers clearly see the conflict of the story unfold. Brent has been feeling guilty for a while, and readers now see that the internal conflict Brent is struggling with is that he believes every problem the people whom he loves undergoes is because of him. Runyon wrote these particular lines because it shows the reader that the guilt Brent feels is the main conflict of the story, and readers see this through the use of personification. These lines crucially impact the text because it gives readers the opportunity to infer more on Brent’s thoughts
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