Circle Justice In The Ghost Of Spirit Bear

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Did you know that Circle Justice is practiced in Minnesota and in other Midwestern states? In Ghost of Spirit Bear, Cole still gets involved with the Circle. The theme in Touching Spirit Bear is to not blame others for your actions and to forgive the ones you have hurt and finding the bright side in life. “The sky, this stick, hot dogs, life, it’s all the same. It’s what you make of it. What you focus on becomes reality. Everybody carries anger inside. But also happiness.” -pg. 145 On the other hand, the Ghost of Spirit Bear is about accepting others differences and not judging a book by it’s cover. “Peter caught up to Cole as he headed out the front door. ‘Where are you going?’ he asked. Cole didn't feel much like explaining, but he didn't want to hurt Peter’s feelings either. ‘I'm going to the hospital to check on Keith.’ Peter wrinkled his forehead with a puzzled look. ‘Why are you doing that?’ he asked. ‘He tried to run you over.’ ‘I'm just going to see if he's okay.’ ‘You're weird,’ Peter said. ‘I hope he hurt his brain! Can I go with you?” Some similarities are that, in the first book, Cole almost completely overcomes anger with the help of the pond, ancestor rock, carving,…show more content…
There were moments where you could feel sad for Cole, angry at Cole, happy for Cole, the list goes on and on. “As if finishing it’s attack, the Spirit Bear placed it’s huge pawson Cole’s chest and gave a single hard shove. Air exploded from Cole’s lungs. Ribs snapped. Mouth wide open, Cole gasped but could not catch his breath. The Spirit Bear towered over him, it’s rank breath warm. Cole struggled to move his arms, his legs, anything to escape the white monster, but his body refused to move. Waves of nauseating pain flooded through him. Each time he gasped, pain gripped his chest and the thick sweet taste of blood filled his mouth.” -pg:
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