The most powerful literary technique so far available to the English-speaking world is the dog. As an argument, the dog has a spotless record even against those difficult people firmly planted with a religious position. As a metaphor, the dog holds its ground against the very best. And—though it's perhaps so obvious it needn't be said—the dog is the god of wordplay. The following is an example of a successful curriculum for young students: mathematics, reading, the dog, art or a second dog course.
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Here is a list of references with good examples of literary dogs: Gringos.