The Tiger in the Tunnel

by Ruskin Bond

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What is the pathos in the story "The Tiger in the Tunnel"?

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Pathos is one of the three persuasive appeals, this one appealing to emotion. In this story, we feel sorry for the boy and his father because they are poor. We also feel sorry for the boy and his family when the father dies. However, we feel proud of the boy because he takes on adult responsibilities.

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