Essay on Literature Comparison Between a Short Story and a Poem

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Literature Comparison between a Short Story and a Poem
Gian Carlo O. Dela Cruz

Literature Comparison between a Short Story and a Poem
Literature? This form of entertainment had been around for ages, whether be in a form of a Poetry, a Drama or a Short Story. This Type of literature had been used by Poets and Authors to convey their deepest desires, feelings, Ideas, amazing imaginations which makes us, whoever we want and an escape to daily normal life and with this making it humorous and lively. Everyone definitely have been exposed to a genre of literature in their life at one point. It comes from the French language and is used to identify types or categories of literature. (Clugston, 2010). This can be further classified or
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Thurber was encouraged by his family as well as society to advance himself socially. He had two brothers and a father to constantly enforce male views. However, his mother was dominant personality of the family. Described as a larger than life, born comedienne, Mary Anne (Mame) Fisher Thurber was a source of inspiration for her son’s literary works. James Thurber attended college at Ohio State University from 1913 to 1918. Shortly after returning from Paris, France as a code clerk for the U.S. Department of State, Thurber married Althea Adams. Unfortunately, the marriage was troubled and ended in divorce 12 years later in 1935.
Emily Dickinson of “Because I Could Not Stop for Death” and James Thurber’s “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” are both great literary works. Although these stories are well written, they both own a different character. Emily’s story is a solemn and compacts with the matter of death and tragedy events involving a women who remains so busy that she never has time to stop and think about anything else, including death. In contrast, Thurber’s story has a comedic sensibility presented through the acts of a somewhat unlucky man. “The main theme of this story is escapism, in which the main character deals with his everyday frustrations by escaping into daydreams” (Cummings, 2009).
Alongside the advantage of the enormous differences, a commonality exists which describes the negative compromise of
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