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 In Water for Elephants, in what ways does Sara Gruen contrast the antagonisms and cruelties of circus life with loyalties and instances of caring?

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In the novel, Sara Gruen contrasts the cruelties of circus life with instances of caring through the relationships that the characters have with the animals and with other members of the circus.  For example, Rosie the elephant endures much abuse from August--he...

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