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We Are Carrying The Fire Analysis

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The phrase “We are carrying the fire” is important in this book as it symbolizes many messages, one of these messages is hope. I feel that this is an important message because it is the thing that keeps the two going, even when times are tough. An example this is when they are running low on food, and the boy asks if they would ever need to eat other humans. The man reassures him that they would not eat anybody else, then goes on to explain how they are the good people and they are indeed carrying the fire. This was one of the first times this phrase was used in the book, and possibly also the most important. I feel that this is one of the most important because it also shows the man’s philosophy of life and how he feels that even though the
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