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Sredni Vashtar Analysis

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Another theme which is important in Sredni Vashtar is religion. The phrase “The Woman indulged in religion once a week at a church nearby and took Conradin with her, but to him the church service was an alien rite”, shows how different persons they were. He chooses to worship in his own way, refusing to attend the church services his cousin favors. Mrs. De Ropp worshipped God while Conradin “worshipped with mystic and elaborate ceremonial before the wooden hutch where dwelt Sredni Vashtar, the great ferret”. The words “worshipped with mystic” implies that his god was secret from his cousin and this is why he kept the ferret in the tool-shed. The powerful word “great” suggests that his god was really significant to him and believed strongly
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