Dillard's 'The Deer At Providencia'

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In The Deer at Providencia, Dillard describes her visit at a village where she comes across a deer that the villagers captured and tied up, later to be used for a meal. The deer is tangled up in the rope and can barely move. Its neck is rubbed raw and bleeding from being tied up and is also cut open from the deer’s own hooves. A lot of people gather around, many of which, including Dillard, are unaffected by the gruesome sight. This is further illustrated when Dillard is describing the horrible imagery of the deer in a very flat and unemotional way. Later, Dillard describes a clipping from a newspaper article in which a man from Miami has been burned from a bowl of gunpowder exploding. This article is unique because this is not the first
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