'You Ve Got To Learn'

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In the story “You 've Got to Learn” I think the real conflict is between Andy and himself. The conflict begins when Andy’s dog is killed by a father otter protecting its pup. After Andy’s dog is killed, he wants to seek revenge on the otter for the death of the dog, but his dad doesn’t believe this is right. Throughout the story Andy struggles with the fact that his brother will be mad at him for the death of the dog he was supposed to take care of. Later on Andy continues to battle in his head over to kill the otter, or listen to his dad. In the end of the story while Andy is in the woods the otter is attacked by a lynx. Andy’s eyes are opened and he sees the otter was only protecting its young. Andy comes to peace with letting the otter live
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