The Princhard Boys Analysis

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Challenge: Ask your parents if you can take your ax, lantern and dogs and go and hunt a racoon on the property of, and with nasty and dangerous bullies after dark.
We all agree that the Pritchard boys were cruel bullies and loathsome liars and weren’t kids you wanted to hang out with. Some believe Billy shouldn’t have hunted the ghost coon with the Pritchard boys, while others deem he should have.
Billy shouldn’t have hunted the ghost coon with the Pritchard boys for three reasons: The Pritchard boys were liars, they completely disregarded Mathew 5:37, and Billy’s parents would not approve of the hunt.
The first reason why Billy shouldn’t have hunted the ghost coon with the Pritchard boys is because they were bullies. They owned a bad
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The Pritchard boys were liars, saying to Billy’s grandfather that they were buying tobacco for their father, and then turning around and eating it right there in the store. In addition, they lied about the bet itself, insisting that is was to kill the coon, when it was only to tree the desired animal.
The third reason Billy shouldn’t have hunted the phantom coon with the Pritchard boys is because Billy’s parent would not approve of the hunt. No adult supervision was present, and the coon-pursuit wasn’t located on Billy’s property. The entire affair was originally established on a bet, which his parent would hastily disapprove of.
Billy shouldn’t have hunted the ghost coon with the Pritchard boys for three reasons: The Pritchard boys were bullies, they disregarded Mathew 5:37, and Billy’s parents would not approve.
Billy not hunting the ghost coon with the lie-uttering Pritchard boys matters most to the life of him and his beloved redbone hounds because of the many possible dangers lurking in future if he pursued the phantom

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