Essay on Synopsis : ' Shadow '

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SHADOW BARKS

“GRRRRRR! For I am the amazing, all powerful Shadow the dog,” he said, as Shadow spotted a bird carcass lying in the street. He picked it up carefully, between the tips of his front teeth and flipped it into the air, growling as it sailed above him. When it plopped down, Shadow slowly poked the bird with his paw. Shadow growled again, and then laid the side of his head on the street, staring right into the bird’s face. “It might have been dead for a week, but who cared?” He would kill it again. That’s how powerful he was. Shadow jumped to his feet to attack, and spotted a mouse, scurrying across the street. “Alive! This was for real!” Shadow thought. The mouse had a head start, but Shadow would catch him. He bounded forward and jumped through the air, like a stealth lion leaping towards its prey; just as the mouse slipped through a chain-link fence. Shadow reared as high as he possibly could on the fence, pushing wildly on the metal to search for weakness. The mouse did not move he just sat there in the dirt. Shadow let out a bark-like sound at the mouse; as he licked the fence where the mouse had slipped through. Shadow thought to himself, “if only he could just reach this mouse.” Shadow slipped his paw as far as he could into a loose area of the chain fence near the ground, but the mouse sat just out of reach. It was as if the mouse were taunting him now. “HE WAS GOING TO KILL THAT MOUSE.” Shadow stared at him as hard as he could.…

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