Dog Of Pompei Character Analysis

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Friends can come and go like leaves, but loyal friends are like the branches, they never leave you. In times of hardship like the winter, leaves fall down, but the branches still stick on. This is like the correlation in friendships. "Wonder" is a book about a boy who has Treacher Collins, which makes him look different from other children. Throughout the story, he learns about the world and he makes friends that stay loyal to him even though he looks different. In the book “Dog of Pompeii”, there is a character named Tito, who is a blind boy and there is another character named Bimbo, who is an dog. He is his guide dog, best friend, parent, and companion. Even though Tito was blind, Bimbo stuck with him and brought him food and supported him. In the book “Dog of Pompeii”, by Louis Untermeyer and “Wonder” by RJ Palacio, the authors show the theme…show more content…
"And don't call him that." "You're a saint, Summer," Ximena Chin said to me the other day. "I couldn't do what… Who knew that be.”This means that Summer is standing up for Augie even when others are saying things about him, and this takes serious loyalty. In the text "Dog of Pompeii", the text states that “Tito was too frightened to know what to do or where to go. He had lost all sense of direction. He started to go back to the inner gate; but Bimbo, straining his back to the last inch, almost pulled his clothes from him. What did the creature want? Had the dog gone mad? Then suddenly he understood. Bimbo was telling him the way out—urging him there.” This shows that Bimbo is risking his life to let Tito live even if he has to die. This is important because it shows that both Bimbo and Summer sacrificed something for their friend. It does not matter how much they sacrificed, but they still sacrificed something. Because Bimbo sacrificed his life and Summer sacrificed her popularity, it shows their friends that they are loyal to them no matter what hardships that they get in

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