The Last Wolf Poem Analysis

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The poems “Animal Wisdom” and “The Last Wolf” both use examples of personification and imagery to explain animal intellect. Though the two authors, Nancy Wood and Mary Tallmountain explain in different ways, they are both technically explaining the same idea. Though us humans underestimate animals, some animals have intellect very close to ours. Maybe even better than our intelligence. This essay will be about how these two poems are similar and different.
Both authors used their time and thought on showing and explaining how animals are smart and just as capable in things as we are. Though they explained their idea differently, both poems say the same things. In the poem The Last Wolf the wolf says,”Yes, I know what they have done”. This sentence shows that the wolf using is senses has figured out what humans can do. In the poem Animal Wisdom the eagle, turtle, and the bear all use English and observe their friends and neighbors feelings. They have perfect control over their senses, and possibly more control over theirs than we have over ours. Animals can be smarter than use at times of trouble.
In these poems, the authors use many examples of imagery. In both poems, although the authors usually use adjectives that appeal to our eyes , they sometimes use imagery that appeals to our ears. They describe the setting so that we know what the
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Nancy Wood, author of “Animal Wisdom” uses more than one animal in her story. However, Mary Tallmountain uses only one example, a lonely wolf. Knowing that animals can be smart and helpful in the future and even now is good for us. As you read, dogs are being trained to help people with disabilities. In the future, they could even be trained to guard hotels and other important places. This could mean more family time for people that are too busy nowadays to spend time with their
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