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Crispin's New Identity

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Meeting Bear helps Crispin transition into finding his new identity because he is telling Crispin to treat him more as his equal than his elder. For example on page 94 it says, “‘And don’t call me sir, he snarled.’ ‘Why?’ ‘It’s servile’ ‘But you’re my master’ His answer was a growl.” This shows Bear is helping Crispin transition into finding his new identity because he is teaching Crispin that he is more equal to others than he thinks he is. That helps Crispin find is new identity because he is starting to learn that he needs to carry himself higher than he is. Another way meeting Bear helps Crispin transition into finding his new identity is by Bear asking him where he comes from, if he has and questions about him, what he was going to do…show more content…
Most of the time those types of things are not considered with other masters but Bear is interested in what Crispin wants which intrigues Crispin. The piece of evidence on page 87 shows that Bear is helping Crispin transition into finding his new identity because when he says “What’s you’re name?” he wants to know about who Crispin is and what to call him. This is new to Crispin because he feels slightly confused and honored that an elder wants to call him by a proper name a not something demeaning like “Boy” or “Asta’s son”. The piece of evidence on page 85 shows that Bear is helping Crispin transition into finding his new identity because when he says “Do you wish to ask me anything?’ ‘Who I am?’ ‘My name?’ ‘What I’m doing here?” he is letting Crispin know that it is allowed, better yet, couraged to ask him questions about who he is and what is past was like. This brings out Crispins new identity because he is finding this newfound person within himselfs that sees it as ok to question, doubt and correct adults both internally as well as
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