Compare and Contrast of Ernest Hemmingway´s "A Clean Well Lighted Place" and Sandra Cisnero´s "The House on Mango Street"

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In Ernest Hemingway’s “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place” and Sandra Cisneros’s “The House on Mango Street”, the authors describe their feelings towards the settings in a similar way. In Hemingway’s short story, two waiters at a café describe the differences in their lives and how they see life before them. In Cisneros’s short story, the narrator explains her past, present, and future places of residency and the impact it has in her life. Both settings in each story are different, but also very much alike, because of the people in the stories and the feeling of want and betterment that you get from both the waiters in “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place” and the narrator in “The House on Mango Street”.
In “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place”, an old man visits the café on a regular basis and drinks heavily. He is sometimes known to get drunk and leave without paying. The older and younger waiter talk about the old man and have very different opinions of the type of life he is living. The older waiter feels very sympathetic for the old man and his need to keep the café open till the old man leaves. The younger waiter on the other hand wants the old man to just leave and go home, so he can get home to his family. He is very rude to the old man, because he is deaf and cannot hear. The older waiter and old man feel as if they mean nothing to the world anymore. They go out at night to well-light places like the café to feel a sense of comfort. The young waiter doesn’t understand why the older…