More explicit than the vampire in its canine features, the werewolf's shapeshifting abilities suggest that the disease can cause degeneration not just into doglike
status, but into the dog's progenitor, the wolf (as Lyell noted in his evolutionary writings).
Wormtongue continues to behave in a doglike
manner to the conclusion of the story.
The orb soon mutates into an alien, doglike
creature whose head resembles a tribble (a shout-out to "Star Trek") and whose bendable body comes straight from the Play-Doh factory.
Younger children find Trudy's doglike
poses particularly hilarious.
Situating Hawthorne's abiding distaste for apes and monkeys and his insistent description of Donatello's psychological (rather than physical) character as fundamentally doglike
within these historical debates over evolution, Mason intriguingly connects the satyr-like Model who terrorizes Miriam and is murdered by Donatello to orangutans and other simians: Simia satyrus, Satyrus troglodytis, and Pitheus satyrus being three of the scientific names commonly ascribed to organuatans--terms, she argues, that were known to Hawthorne.
15 Which kind of deer is sometimes called the barking deer because of the doglike
noise it makes when startled?
The mestizo is first of all likened to a snake, but his sagacity in following the priest when they first meet, his visual memory, and his office as a hunting hound for the police certainly are doglike
features: "'That priest's voice,' the half-caste said with disgust.
With a doglike
animal called a scrunt determined to stop her, Cleveland takes it upon himself to help Story complete her mission.
Some have long, swooping ears; others have bulbous or short, stubby ears or just wrinkled folds of skin; some have cute, little doglike
faces; but most have peculiar facial features straight out of science fiction.
The poet enters the dog's mind twice, making this doglike
observation: that the tree outside is dry.
Zeke replied, "if they had just been prowling doglike
Or stays, doglike
, between the wrought-iron feet of the small table, ears at the alert, actively silent, having learned to wait.