David And Goliath Similarities

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In the poem “Casey at Bat” and story “ David and Goliath,” a comparison of David and Casey shows differences and similarities. First, a similarity between Casey and David are they both filled with courage. In “Casey at Bat” it says “They thought, if only Casey could get but a whack at that We’d put up even money, now, with Casey at the bat.”In “The Story of David and Goliath” it expresses, “You’ve come out to fight me with a sword and a spear and a dagger. But I’ve come out to fight you in the name of the Lord All-Powerful.” Both of these stories show that both characters show courage in their situations, no matter what the situation is they both show courage. The next similarity is that they both characters have people depending on them. In “Casey at Bat” it states, “They saw his face grow stern and cold, they saw his muscles strain,and they …show more content…

The final similarity is that both characters are fighting someone, both figuratively and literally. In “The Story of David and Goliath” it declared “They’re with Saul’s army, fighting the Philistines in Elah Valley.” Also in “Casey at Bat” it states “Kill him! Kill the umpire!” So according to these two passages both characters are “fighting/killing” someone figuratively and literally. Now for the many differences between Casey and David, First difference is Casey and David’s situation. In “Casey at Bat” it says “We’d put up even money, now, with Casey at the bat,”which means that he was playing baseball and he was good at it. In “The Story of David and Goliath” it says that,”Today the Lord will help me defeat you. I’ll knock you down and cut off your head, and I’ll feed the bodies of the other Philistine soldiers to the birds and wild animals.” In this case David is fighting someone and is using GOD’s help to fight them. The second difference is the plot of the

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