- I think the author wants to be very thorough with the detail of the feeling of the arrow hitting the hawk, and wants us to have sympathy for the hawk.
- I think that the author wants to use longer, more descriptive and poetic words to bring out what the hawk is feeling and doing.
- I didn't know that animals could break their own bones to get out of situations that could get or keep them stuck somewhere.
- I am predicting that some rescuers or veterinarians took him and helped him heal his wounds, and get stronger with flying.
Type of nonfiction: Literary Nonfiction
Point of view: 3rd Person
Information the author really wants us to know
- The resilience of a hawk
- How humans should interfere and fix the natural problems that they have caused themselves
- How humans interfere with nature and can put an animal in as much misery as they put the hawk in.
- General information about hawks
So what's the point?
- Summarize - What message does the author really want us to take away from the text, or what was the author's purpose in writing this text?
To show how humans can interfere with nature and almost ruin an animal's life.