A Sound Of Thunder Vs Being Prey Essay

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Both Being Prey and A Sound of Thunder are similar and different in multiple ways. The conflicts provide many reasons that these two stories are similar and different. Also the setting of these stories compare and contrast. Last of all the foreshadowing of Being Prey and A Sound of Thunder prove that these two stories are similar and different. The conflicts in A Sound of Thunder and Being Prey are similar and different in many diverse ways. As a similarity, both stories have their protagonist face and external conflict involving large predators. In A Sound of Thunder it said, “A Tyrannosaurus Rex” this was the predator the protagonist wanted to hunt. Now as another similarity the protagonists both have similar both have internal conflicts,…show more content…
The first similarity is that there is almost no touch of humanity where these two stories take place. In A Sound of Thunder it stated, “He indicated a metal path that struck off into green wilderness…” The only man made thing in this time period, the rest is left alone. In Being Prey it says, “In the wet season, Kakadu’s paperbark wetlands are especially stunning.” This Kakadu place is a national park almost untouched by humanity. One Difference between the two settings are that they are in different time periods. Being Prey is based in modern times. A Sound of Thunder’s time is based in prehistoric times. In A Sound of Thunder it said, “That is the jungle of 60,002,055 years before President Keith”. This proves that they are in prehistoric times. The foreshadowing in A Sound of Thunder and Being Prey are similar and different. The largest similarity of the two texts are they both foreshadow danger or a conflict to come. In Being Prey it said, “Today, I wanted to repeat that experience despite the drizzle beginning to fall…” this implies that the last time she went, it wasn’t raining. This foreshadows danger. The difference between the two texts’ foreshadowing is the outcome of the foreshadowed
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