A Listening Walk --and Other Stories - Pages 98 - 118 Summary & Analysis

Gene Hill
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Pages 98 - 118 Summary and Analysis

In "Our World Without Shotguns," Hill imagines what it would be like if shotguns were never invented. There would not be many species of hunting dogs, there would not be the delicacies of small game-based food, there would not be a host of hunting companies in existence. More importantly, perhaps, Hill believes the shotgun has given rise to the hunting culture he so cherishes, and in fact, without the shotgun, Hill would not have his friends, his life's passion, and the memories he treasures most.

In "Some Things Never Change," Hill describes his office, including the many pictures of animal life on the wall, and compares the scene to a caveman's crude drawings of mammoths or deer on cave walls. The essence of the hunter is unchanged between the caveman's time and modern times, Hill declares. At the heart...

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