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A Wild Sheep Chase Setting & Symbolism

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Animism

Japanese animism is the belief that power can exist within any specific body object individually, such as is the woman's ears. The power within the object is entirely independent from the main form.

Sheep

In the story, the object of the sheep represents the mediocrity of human existence.

Junitaki

Junitaki is the township above which the villa of the Sheep Professor is located.

Hokkaido

The mountainous area of Japan in which the photograph of the sheep with the star was taken.

The Will

The Will is the perceived cause of the gains of the Boss, or the underlying power within the Boss that enables him to control the empire.

The Gain

The Gain is the perceived monetary, social, and political advancement obtained by the Boss as a result of the Will.

Brain Cyst

A small blockage of circulation in the brain that will eventually burst, killing the...

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