Lonesome Dove: Similarities Between Augustus And Call

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Lazy, serious; hard-working, barley working; serious, jolly. Each set of adjectives are antonyms and describe two characters’ personality from the novel Lonesome Dove by Larry McMutry, Augustus McCrae and Woodrow Call. These two characters are totally opposite of each other but ones personality convers for the others. They were both mighty rangers that protected Texas from Indians and Mexican bandits. However as time goes on, Augustus mellows out but Call continues to live his life as a captain of the rangers he led with Augustus. Due to these difference in personalities and sense of duty, the author, McMutry, displays several lines of dialog and illustrates the behavior of various people when they’re in front of Augustus and Call. After his
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