Analysis Of When The Emperor Was Divine By Julie Otsuka

analytical Essay
120 words
120 words

In life, we have to let go of a certain thing to have a good future even if that certain thing is a dog that we loved and known our whole life. In the story of “When the Emperor was Divine” by Julie Otsuka, the the mother of the family killed their pet dog who was name White Dog. Did she kill White Dog because she is desperate? Worried they won’t be able to bring their dog to shelter? Unlimited amount of question raised in my head. But the reason why she kill White Dog is because she doesn't want to see him get hurt and she doesn’t trust anyone else to took care of him rather and her family.

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how in julie otsuka's "when the emperor was divine", the mother of the family killed their pet dog, white dog, because she didn't want to see him get hurt.
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