The Dogs Could Teach Me Analysis

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Many authors use description in their stories to create an affect on the reader such as Alice walker in “The Flowers” and Liam O'Flaherty in “The Sniper” but Gary Paulsen's story, “The Dogs Could Teach me”, demonstrated description the finest. Gary Paulsen's use of description in his story “The Dogs Could Teach Me”, had a huge impact on the reader in detail, compared to Alice Walker’s story. In his short story it states, “The trail crossed the stream directly at the top of a small frozen waterfall with about a twenty foot drop. Later, I saw the beauty of it, the falling lobes of blue ice that had grown as the water froze and re-froze, layering on itself,” which gives an excellent detailed description of what his view is in the story. His detailed

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