In the story "The Gift", by Louis Dollarhide, he makes use of nature imagery on both the human relationship with objects and nature. The Oxford Reference Dictionary defines "nature" as "1. The phenomena of the physical world as a whole . . . 2. A thing's essential qualities; a person's or animal's innate character . . . 4. Vital force, functions, or needs." We will see how Louis Dollarhide comments on all of these.
Several natural themes run through the story, one of which
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She gives the panther food to eat. At the same time, the panther gives her life. After the panther finishes the food, the panther totally forgets about her.
In conclusion, it makes one ponder whether nature is really so simple and perfect. We discover that human nature is weaker than nature. However, there is one crucial advantage in human nature: it is flexible. When everything she lost everything, she still moves on with her life.