Analysis Of Leutze's Stand Up That Mountain

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In Stand Up That Mountain, Jay Erskine Leutze is battling, who we soon find out is the antagonist, Paul Brown, a stone company owner who wants to mine into Belveiw mountain. I think that there are two perspectives represented in the book, but Leutze’s side is positively represented. Brown is the economic and business values, while Leutze is the moral and aesthetic values. Throughout the book, I found how these two sides were represented by characters who would swap between each due to the circumstances. Circumstances force humans to chose whether or not to actually do what they value or change because of the situation. Most often, people go on the side that would best benefit them through gaining (trust, money, credibility) or losing (bad reputation,

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