Animal-speak: The Spiritual & Magical Powers of Creatures Great & Small - Chapter 11, Dictionary of Animal Totems Continued Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11, Dictionary of Animal Totems Continued Summary and Analysis

This chapter continues the same dictionary of animals. This is so that people learn how to look at animals as totems, and also for the purposes of entertainment. The work is written in the same tone. The author is instructive without being pedantic. He obviously assumes a general readership rather than a highly educated one. The book is also evidently not written for children, but many high school students could read it easily.

Another example of possible totem animal is the lion. The writer shows that the implications of this are not what one might have imagined. The pride is a community. The role of the one mature male lion is distinctive. He is a protector, of the others and of his position. He seems to exchange breeding rights for the...

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