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Drama by Merill Markoe
1. Why do the dogs follow the author everywhere?
2. Do the two dogs seem to have gotten the woman's point at the end of the dialogue? Explain.
3. What lines seem designed to parody, or imitate, human meetings or political tasks?
4. If dogs could talk, would they sound like the two dogs in this piece?

Writing Exercise: Try using personification (giving human characteristics or feelings to animals) in a written dialogue or cartoon that features animals. Idea - You could write or draw a conversation between the two dogs after their owner goes to work the next day. Have fun!