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Cane - Chapter 24 "Calling Jesus" Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 24 "Calling Jesus" Summary

"Calling Jesus" compares a woman's faith-starved soul to a whimpering, neglected puppy. The woman closes the door on the puppy each night. Jesus watches over the puppy and brings it to the woman each night as she sleeps. In the daytime, the narrator senses that this "puppy" follows the woman, whimpering and calling for attention.

Chapter 24 "Calling Jesus" Analysis

The woman of "Calling Jesus" is not nurturing her own soul with any kind of religious faith. The narrator can clearly sense that the woman is spiritually lacking and pities her. He believes that Jesus watches over this woman and quietly cares for that part of her that yearns for religious faith. Jesus patiently waits for the woman to accept Him into her heart. During the daytime, the woman continues to ignore...

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