A Comparative Analysis Of Reuben Borne And Tom Walker

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Reuben Borne and Tom Walker are similar story characters because they both share the same narcissistic views and beliefs. Increasing wealth and prosperity drove Reuben to pride, which eventually led to his downfall. Tom, assaulting the weaknesses of others and craving money, enslaved himself by his own choice. Both Reuben and Tom threw away every good moral and, in doing so, chose death and scorn. Unfortunately, these young men, blessed with tremendous wealth, used every ounce of it on themselves. They failed to believe that earthly things are not eternal and, in the end, found themselves left more humiliated than the ones they tread upon and crushed. Thus, these men, proud and once laughing in death’s face, heard the cunning whisper of the
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