Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties and Cat Kid Themes & Motifs

Dav Pilkey
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Li'l Petey's Nature

Children grow and mature as a matter of course. The question of whether destiny or free will has the greatest impact on their lives can be debated. The question is openly debated between Petey and Li'l Petey. Li'l Petey struggles with the question of whether he is destined to become a villain because Petey is a villain. While Li'l Petey tries to figure out whether he can be good, others know that Li'l Petey is not a villain at heart. Nevertheless, others also worry about the “nature versus nurture” question and fear that Petey is going to manage to corrupt Li'l Petey.

Petey initially operates under the presumption that Li'l Petey will become a villain. Petey does not expect that Li'l Petey will make any choices contrary to the decisions Petey would make. When Li'l Petey makes it clear he is trying to be...

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