The Cat Who Blew the Whistle Themes

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The central theme of The Cat Who Blew the Whistle is Braun's recurring theme of the individual's relationships with community, friends, and family.

To some extent, Floyd Trevelyan may be considered a foil for Qwill, as his position in Sawdust City parallels Qwill's role in Pickax City, but Floyd represents a less altruistic type of community leader. Each of these two men is admired, respected, and trusted by his fellow citizens. For example, the people of Sawdust City continue to believe in Floyd's innocence, even after all the evidence suggests that he has defrauded them. The residents of Pickax City display a similar faith in Qwill, frequently seeking his advice and eagerly suggesting stories for his newspaper column. The attitudes of the two men are markedly different, however.

Floyd is vain and self-centered, with little genuine concern for the needs or feelings of others. All his actions are...

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