Under The Lion's Paw Analysis

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In “Under the Lion’s Paw” by Hamlin Garland shows how hard work alone doesn’t always lead to success and that some things are out of one’s control. Mr. Haskin’s was a very hard working farmer who lived on a financially stable farm with his lovely family, but he couldn’t control when the grasshoppers came and ran his farm poor. Somethings in life one cannot control which can cause struggles in their lives. What one can control is how they handle and react to the situation. Haskin did not give up, he traveled and stayed determined to provide for his family. The picture and quote illuminate the theme that man has to contribute hard work to success because the picture shows farmers being determined and doing diligent work to make sure they have
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