The Bear Went Over the Mountain Summary
William Kotzwinkle

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The Bear Went Over the Mountain Summary

Although Kotzwinkle is working in a comic mode, with a positive outcome almost guaranteed for the more appealing characters and no permanent harm occurring to even the most ridiculous ones, The Bear Went Over the Mountain is a serious book, similar to the work of the classical satirists whose strategies Kotzwinkle is echoing. His concern for the "dangerous split between us and our animal nature" is his central theme...

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