In The Skin Of A Lion Character Analysis

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In order for humans to be able to create meaningful relationships with one another, they need to be able to communicate with each other. If individuals want to create relations with one another, they need to be able to understand each other. They also need to take the initiative to figure out others, and be able to communicate and connect with each other. However, the only way that you can understand others is if you relate with one another, in order to build relations and be comfortable around each other. In order for you to be able to connect with other people and have relations with others people, we need to leave our comfort zone and relate to other people. Whether it be learning a new language or moving to a new place, just like the individuals in the second source and third source were able to do.

In the story of “In the Skin of a Lion,” the main character is Patrick who lived amongst other immigrants and did not recognize their language and culture because he kept to himself. However, when he took the initiative to learn the Macedonian word for Iguana he was able to communicate with others at the fruit stall, and in the future he was able to be close to some new people he didn't even know existed. This source shows how if you take action upon your desires to make relations you will infact be able to make new friends, just like Patrick was able to make new relations with the people around him. Patrick was able to leave his comfort zone of keeping to himself to

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