Billy Buck In The Red Pony

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Billy Buck is the fatherly man that everyone can’t help but love and trust. In The Red Pony by John Steinbeck, Billy Buck plays the trust worthy, impressive man everyone wants as a father. Billy is very prideful in the fact that he was able to help Jody, the son of Billy’s employer, and be the father Jody wished he had. Billy felt awful when Jody lost faith in him. Billy will also feel a very different emotion, such as pride when his respected elders think him a good man. Billy Buck was a man who was trustworthy and proud. Billy was an amazing man with horses. He knew how to help a horse, and it almost always worked. “Billy looked away. ‘It’s hard to tell, this time of year,’ he said, but his excuse was lame. He had no right to be
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