Pax Themes & Motifs

Sara Pennypacker
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Coming of Age

This novel is a coming of age story for both Pax and Peter as both of them have to grow up in a hurry when Peter’s father goes to war. Peter learns that despite his age he has the ability to take charge of things he believes to be his responsibility. Pax, on the other hand, learns how to be a fox in the wild. He also earns the respect and trust of a female fox who had wanted nothing to do with him because humans had raised him.

Since he is almost thirteen, Peter tells Vola he is not a child. Yet, he acts like a child in many ways. He tells her how frustrated he is with his situation because his father had given him no choice about his situation. His father went to war without asking him and he was...

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