What is Mama trying to impress upon Cassie at the bottom of page 97? Sword on the one side; horseshoes on the other. When she is angry and blaming her father, she is in the control of the Black Thing

Look at possible ways in which this book is also about the process of reading itself. Thus, age difference comes into play here. When the wild dogs kill Ramo, Karana sits all night with the body of her brother, thinking that she will kill all of the wild dogs, that she will have revenge?

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