The Last Dog

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“The Last Dog” Katherine Paterson’s “The Last Dog” follows the teenage Brock on his journey into the world outside the dome, an dystopian earth. While in the dome, Brock was taught that there was no life outside of the dome. This thought is contradicted, however, when Brock discovers an earth that highly resembles today’s earth. This earth contains plants, water, and some organisms, such as dogs. The world outside the dome is very different than the world inside the dome. The world inside the dome is different from the world outside the dome because of the live contained in both and the resources available. The world inside the dome does have some similarities to the world outside the dome, however. Both the world inside and outside the dome contain water, and they both contain air. The world inside and outside of the dome varies because of the life contained in both. For example, mothers do not exist inside the dome. Outside the dome, however, it is clear that mothers exist when Brock finds the puppy with its dead mother. Children are made in labs inside the dome. Insi...

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