Comparing Luck Of Roaring Camp And Poker Flats

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Viktor Frankl once said “When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.” this quote demonstrates the theme of character changing in extreme situations and it is one that continually comes up in The Luck of Roaring Camp and The Outcasts of Poker Flat. In both of these stories characters develop from criminals and dirty people to heroes and respectable men and women. When Mother Shipton is faced with death she sacrifices herself to save Piney, and when faced with the tremendous task of raising a baby the men of Roaring Camp start to act better. Mother Shipton was a witch and known as a very mean lady around Poker Flats, when she was being escorted out of the town she told the group she wished to
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