My Life in Dog Years by Gary Paulsen

Start Your Free Trial

what would the story be like if the story occurred in different setting ?

Expert Answers info

amy-lepore eNotes educator | Certified Educator

calendarEducator since 2005

write3,513 answers

starTop subjects are Literature, Social Sciences, and History

These stories are a collection of stories from all over the world--the US, the Phillipines, lots of frontier settings--and they're all basically stories about survival.  

Most of the settings are frontier ones. Paulsen and his wife (or wives—he has had three but does not distinguish them in My Life in Dog Years , so maybe only one, Ruth Wright, is mentioned in the stories) have lived long on the fringes of civilization, raising much of their own food—or trying to—and roughing...

(The entire section contains 254 words.)

Unlock This Answer Now


check Approved by eNotes Editorial