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Essay | "The Mouse and His Child"

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of "The Mouse and His Child".
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"The Mouse and His Child"

Summary: This essay is about "The Mouse and His Child" by Russell Hoban, and the importance it puts on the family unit. Provides a plot synopsis.
The Mouse and His Child, by Russell Hoban, is a melancholy fable about a wind-up pair of tin mice that explore various themes such as hope and perseverance. However, the prevailing lesson taken from this book can be found in the way that Hoban employs his cast of wind-up toys to advocate the importance of the family unit. The story begins with the family together, but it is divided and they go out in separate directions.

The father mouse and his child have different views on what to do after the break up of the family. The father's goal of self-winding is a wish for independence, while his child only wishes to bring the family back together. In fact, when the child tells Frog, "I want to find the elephant, I want her to be my mama, and I want the seal to be my...

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