Stay On The Path Analysis

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The repeated warning “Stay on the Path” could be interpreted as our moral compass. In the story, “The Sound of Thunder”, Eckels was instructed over and over again to “Stay on the Path”, because stepping off the path would lead to many consequences that were detrimental to the world. When Eckels finally spotted the dinosaur, he was so frightened that he stepped off the path. When the safari trip was over they realized that things were different in their office. They then discovered that because Eckels did not stay on the path he killed a butterfly, which ended up altering the world. He changed the language they spoke and the current president. Eckels repeated instructions to “Stay on the Path” could be compared to our morals. Our morals are
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