The Art Of Racing In The Rain Essay

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Throughout the last two weeks, I have been reading Patrick Ness’ Monsters of Men and Garth stein’s The Art of Racing in the Rain. I had 478 pages left of Monsters of Men and I finished that book. I am currently on page 122 of The Art of Racing in the Rain. Monsters of Men was about the battle between Spackle and the people. There were two groups of people that were also against each other but they decided that they had to join forces because one group did not have food and the other group did not have water because the Spackle destroyed their supply of it. The battle between the two is very damaging to both sides, but in the end neither side wins but they stop fighting and begin to work together. The book ended on a sad note because one of the Spackle was trying to kill the mayor. He thought he saw the mayor but it ended up being Todd who he shot in the chest. Todd’s noise stopped indicating that he had died but the Spackle attempted curing him and his noise would occasionally come back. I also started Garth Stein’s The Art of Racing in the Rain. This book is about a dog’s life from the dog’s point of view. In the beginning he…show more content…
I think he will have to put down Enzo, because Enzo is miserable and uncomfortable. Enzo had been in Denny’s life for a very long time and has witnessed a lot happening. He is not worried about dying though he is actually blithe about the situation because he believes he will be reborn as a human. He saw that dogs would be reborn on a documentary he watched on the television. That is why dogs and humans have such a close relationship. Enzo wants to be put down because his joints are stiff and he can barely move. Enzo thought, “I’m old. I’m very capable of getting older that’s not the way I want to go out.” (Stein 2) He does not want to be able if it means he has to take medication all the time and always be in
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