God not "balancing off" evil, but defeating. Toad, Rats, Moles, Badgers and Toads are good and Weasels and Stoats are bad. Rock-A-Doodle : Owls are evil to the point of having vampiric weakness to sunlight. Played With the humanoid bird characters in Doraemon : Nobita and the Winged Braves. While weasels are portrayed as uniformly evil and serve the malicious Big Bad, all other animals are presented as basically good (although some cases very mischievous, but then it's to be expected in a film running on Rule of Funny technology and the Special Needs Learner ). Keep in mind that not every animal character in a work is necessarily going to align with the alignment most associated with their species. For the longest time, wolves were among the most demonized animal species, and in Europe this attitude still prevails. Boxer is the male horse on the farm, who always is hard working and has become the role model on the farm. The Deptford Mice books fall under this, too.
Report Post, deliberately hurt another, animals don't understand the concept of "evil" and "sadism" therefore they can't be evil. Redwall played this to. As the book says, Boxer was the admiration of everybody. Is there not too much suffering? In North America, however, with its much larger tracts of wilderness, the wolf is viewed more positively. To have a mean and cruel kitten terrorizing a family of nervous, flighty bears is an uphill fight for everybody.".
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