The Best American Essays - The Attentive Mind: No Wonder They Call Me a Bitch, The Stone Horse, and They All Just Went Away Summary & Analysis

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No Wonder They Call Me a Bitch by Ann Hodgman: In this humorous essay, Hodgman reports the results of an experiment in which she ate various kinds of dog foods. Not surprisingly, the results were generally negative. The dry food was generally quite tasteless and the beef or chicken flavors were all but undetectable. Wet food was slightly more tasty, but its tastiness was overwhelmed by the often disgusting textures. At one point, she even discovered a large vein in one of the morsels; this was too much, even for the sake of science. Snacks, fittingly, were the most tolerable and tastiest of all the kinds of food, though...

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