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Narrator's overall beliefs in "Stickeen"

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Stickeen, John Muir, 1909

Muir, John. Stickeen. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Hardcourt, 1909. Gutenberg.org. The Project Gutenberg. Web. 4 May 2016.

The narrator seems to believe most firmly that

A

one should encounter Nature cautiously and gingerly.

B

men should use animals to help to overcome fears.

C

it is straightforward to determine the solution to a difficult problem.

D

one must face and overcome obstacles in order to grow.

E

adversity can make one fear the future.