A Listening Walk --and Other Stories - Study Guide Pages 79 - 97 Summary & Analysis

Gene Hill
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In "Losing Things," Hill admits to his propensity toward losing everything from duck calls to keys to clothing and more. He swears that these items have minds of their own, and that they move around and slide under furniture in order to evade him. In this situation, one might be tempted to openly and loudly praise the missing piece of equipment to coax it out of hiding, but Hill assures us this should not be done, because the more one needs something, the less likely one is to find it.

In "The Dreamer," Hill conjures up a mythical person named The Dreamer, who treats a hunting trip for the Atlantic salmon less a recreational activity than a religious pilgrimage. This Dreamer character lovingly prepares his fishing reels and lines months ahead of the trip. He walls are adorned with fish and nature pictures...

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