Story Analysis

Topics: Dog, Gray Wolf, Fox Pages: 2 (645 words) Published: December 2, 2012
Story Analysis
This story is called “The last husky”. It is about a dog in the Canada north. The dog was the last dog of the camp. The man wants his child to have someone to play with. The dog had no food when she was born because the mother had died shortly after she was born. She was lucky when the old man took her in and takes care of her as she was his own dog. The dog name is Arnuk. Arnuk means the woman. Arnuk would come into the igloo for the night and keep the kid warm. The old man just loves her. One spring day the old man decided to mate Arnuk. So the old man sends Arnuk to the people. Arnuk waited for the man to tell her something, but he didn’t say anything. Arnuk was very hungry. She walked to the men house and she whined but no one was home. The drifts were covering the trails so she used to sense of smell and found a rock ridge. Even though she was very hungry she climbed into the shelter and fell asleep. In her dream she was thinking of catching and eating a deer. She found an animal, a snowy owl. It was lying in the snow after it was just finishing eating a hare. Arnuk was close to the owl when the owl lifts his head and started going toward Arnuk. It was a brief battle and Arnuk won the battle. She enjoyed the meal and settled down for a nap. After she woke up from a nap and went on her journey and while on the journey she met a pack of wolves. She was ready for a war but the leader of the wolves walked past Arnuk and the other wolves follow and Arnuk was alone. Days passed and she was starving. She kept on walking until she recognize the river, then she knew that she was home. When she got back to where the tents were; they were gone even the old man that would welcomed her home. She searched the whole camp hoping to get some scent but there was nothing. She found a cave and she had the puppies in the cave. For a while she remained hidden from the predators. There was a young wolf that would put a piece of deer meat at the front...
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