Modoc: The True Story of the Greatest Elephant That Ever Lived Themes

Ralph Helfer
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Love

Love is prevalent theme throughout the novel Modoc. Love, referring to the deep feeling of caring for another person or thing, is most obvious between the two main characters of the novel, Bram Gunterstein and Modoc. The love these two characters feel for each other is clear, though a bit out of the ordinary, as Modoc is an elephant. Despite this, it is clear to the reader that from the very beginnings of the novel, Bram and Modoc share a love that transcends what most people yearn for throughout their lives.

The love that Bram and Modoc share is obviously not of a romantic nature, but a love of shared feelings between the two. Whether the closeness the man and elephant share is because they were raised together after being born within minutes of each other or something that was encouraged because they were raised on the same...

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