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Comparing Cat And Rat: The Legend Of The Chinese Zodiac

Decent Essays
Compare and Contrast the Chinese Zodiac

What is your Chinese Zodiac animal? Mine is the monkey. It is determined by your birth month. A Chinese Zodiac animal is an animal that is supposed to represent your personal traits. This is a compare and contrast essay. In this essay I will state some differences and similarities between the articles “Cat and Rat: The legend of the Chinese Zodiac”, and “How Cats and Mice became enemies”. First my essay will compare the two articles stated in the intro paragraph. The two articles both have the cat and rodent travel across a river. The cat and the rodent both where best friends in the beginning, then the rat and mouse both did something to make them become enemies. Cat in both stories fell asleep on the trips. Rat was also selfish in both stories. This paragraph has some similarities about the two articles “Cat and Rat: The legend of the Chinese Zodiac”, and “How Cats and Mice became enemies”
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In the articles the destinations were different. One was in a race and the other was toward a village. Also in the race article there were a lot of characters it talked about and in the village there was just Cat and Mouse. To cross the river Rat and cat rode on buffalo in the race. To get to the village Cat and mouse rode in a pumpkin boat. In the race article there was a rat, but in the village article there was a mouse. In the race article the rat pushed Cat on the water in purpose. In the village article Mouse accidentally flooded the boat. This paragraph has some differences between the two articles “Cat and Rat: The legend of the Chinese Zodiac”, and “How Cats and Mice became
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