Running After Antelope Themes

Scott Carrier
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Coming of Age

Self-discovery is one of the main themes in this coming-of-age story entitled, "Running After Antelope" by Scott Carrier. The author tells his own story of growing up bright but with no ambitious, talented but untested and with a caring heart but confused about how to use it and where to focus it. Perhaps Scott suffered a bit from self-identity having a brother just a year older who always seemed to know what life was about and where he was going. As a young boy, his brother's passion was animals, a passion that he maintained into adulthood and made it the focus of his career.

But Scott stumbled into adulthood. He didn't know where he was going and his indecision and confusion kept him immobilized for years. Perhaps his mother "giving" him a house enabled him to stay unemployed and do nothing. Scott became isolated at a...

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