Pluto's Abuse: Summary

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The narrator’s feeling after abusing the cat is remorse and irritation. This is significant because it allows the audience to understand the narrator still cares for Pluto. Every time the main character does something despicable to his cat, he feels melancholy. As a result, this shows there is still some innocence and love left in the main character. He is not entirely influenced by the alcohol yet. The narrator even hints the abuse of Pluto causes his “old” heart to feel grieve for the cat’s dislike. His feelings after he hits his cat is important because the readers are able to see the conflict the main character has within himself. Furthermore, the narrator is able to understand the evilness of his abuse, but, the alcohol, which symbolizes
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