The similarities between the stories may not appear very apparent at first over closer analyzation the appear more apparent .Both stories are focused around a brother and a sister whom
Did you know a story about neighbors tearing each other apart and a teenage girl trying to save her family are actually very alike stories? They both have some themes that are the same. The theme is the “big idea” or the main message the author is trying to get across. A Wrinkle in Time is a book about a young teenage girl trying to save her family from a mind controlling evil called IT. The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street is a play about a flash and bang that causes some un-normal thing. The neighbors accuse each other for the mysterious things to the point where they destroy each other. Whether it’s a story about tearing each other down or saving your family, stories can have alike themes but can also be very different at the same time.
The main reason that these stories are alike, are that they relate to women. Whether you are a daughter, or a wife, changes are you can relate to
The stories that will be compared for this essay will be Everyday Use by Alice Walker and I Stand Here Ironing by Tillie Olsen. These two stories both share similar themes about motherhood and its difficulties especially in fairness between siblings. The two main daughters in both of these stories come off as feeling inadequate in comparison to their other siblings. The mothers in both the stories are trying so hard to make them feel deserving of happiness in life. The story Everyday Use is narrated in first and second person by the mother. The theme of this story to me seems like sibling rivalry and how their mother is doing her best to make sure that both of her daughters receive the same amount of respect. In this story a woman named Dee returns home to try and acquire some objects to show off to others. She is denied when she attempts to take some quilts that were promised to her sister which causes her to throw a fit about. The story I Stand Here Ironing is narrated in first person by the mother. The theme of this story is the regret. The main character, the mother, is struggling with her decisions on how she raised her eldest daughter since she had to send her away so much when she was young whereas with her other kids she kept them all through their childhood and raised them.
A majority amount of stories may have a similar trait to another piece of writing. A large amount of stories have been compared in ways such as theme, settings, characters, irony, and close evidence of foreshadowing. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury and “There Will Come Soft Rains,” by Ray Bradbury are an example of similar stories by sharing some of the same qualities. These two readings can be said to be identical in some ways by containing a common idea of negative effects of war and the value of the natural world but can be contrasted by being consisted of two different kinds of main characters.
Each story makes use of a very unique tone and form of narration yet these same qualities can be compared to some extent across these essays. The authors utilize different forms of writing to convey their intended focus to the audience. I found each story relative to one another in that they all seemed to touch of the subject of the roles of different genders in our contemporary society maybe even across different cultures.
While each story had their contrasting elements, the base theme of each was remarkably similar; Both of the authors manipulate the theme of motherhood to examine the ideas of slavery, home and forgiveness during two very different time periods.
Similarities between these stories are that there are two young boys having a conflict with their family, and they both were caused by a misunderstanding. Another example is that both of these misunderstandings happened in the author's childhood. They both
Although some stories are written by completely different authors, countless stories can and have shared similar themes and ideas. One example of two stories sharing similar themes and ideas is of the stories, Sticks and Salt and Growing up Hmong in Laos and America. In the story, Sticks and Salt, Phuoc Nguyen talks about his life growing up as a Vietnamese refugee in America. On the other hand, in the story, Growing up Hmong in Laos and America, Pa Xiong Gonzalo talks about her life growing up as a Hmong refugee growing up in America. Even though some stories may share similarities, there will always be differences—whether they are in the way the stories were written or in the stories itself. The two stories, Sticks and Salt and Growing up Hmong in Laos and America, share similarities when it pertains to the topic of being a refugee and to the topic of family while sharing differences when it pertains to the topic of marriage.
The first aspect both stories have in common is the fact that both of the women are oppressed by a man in their life.“The
Although some stories may be written by completely different authors, countless stories can and have shared similar themes and ideals. One example of two stories that share similar concepts is the example of the stories: Sticks and Salt and Growing up Hmong in Laos and America. In the story, Sticks and Salt, Phuoc Nguyen talks about his life growing up as a Vietnamese refugee in America. On the other hand, in the story, Growing up Hmong in Laos and America, Pa Xiong Gonzalo talks about his life growing up as a Hmong refugee and his life growing up in America. Even though some stories may share similar thoughts, there will always be differences in the stories and in the writing of the stories. The two stories, Sticks and Salt and Growing up Hmong in Laos and America, share similarities when it pertains to the topic of being a refugee and of family while sharing differences when it pertains to the topic of marriage.
Both texts delve deep into the workings of the human condition. While one boy fights to break apart from the uniformity of society, the other craves to be one with the normality of it. Yet, strangely, both