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The Lady and the Sea

  • Mary R. Tahan
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Abstract

The trials and tribulations of November are noted in this portion of the book, including the dogs’ sufferings due to the rough seas and the severe rolling of the ship, the death of a mother and the men’s reactions, the tragic death of two popular dogs, the precautions to prevent more such deaths, and the scarcity of drinking water for the dogs on the ship. Also analyzed is a letter from Robert Falcon Scott to Fridtjof Nansen, written after Scott received Roald Amundsen’s famous telegram, in which a mystified Scott questions Amundsen’s motives and muses on his own method of using animals for transportation in Antarctica.

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  • Mary R. Tahan
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  1. 1.VancouverCanada

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