Cat And Rat Analysis

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Did you ever read fairy tales when you were a child, and wonder how cats and mice became enemies? Well, you can find the answers in the text “Cat and Rat: Legend of the Chinese Zodiac” and “How Cats and Mice Became Enemies.” The two of these stories share almost the same conspiracy, with their own contradictions. With these two testimonies there will of course be similarities such as, the two main characters being friends, the cats falls asleep the trip, the cat subsides into the water, also the two stories take place in China. In the same way that the tales being similar, there will of course be disagreements, including, the two settings have difference race destinations, the rat and the mouse have different intentions, and finally the vessel the…show more content…
As there are similarities there are of course dissimilarities. These dissimilarities include, the two settings have difference race destinations, the rat and the mouse have different intentions, and finally the vessel the animals are sailing are dissimilar. The most important similarity is that the Cat falls asleep. This is important beaches the cat falling asleep is the main cause for Rat/Mouse to push and or accidentally fall of the vessel they are crossing the river with. As for the major difference in the two texts, the Rat’s/Mouse’s intentions are completely different. In “Cat and Rat: Legend of the Chinese Zodiac” Rat means to push Cat off the buffalo and sabotage her. In the text “How Cats and Mice Became Enemies” Mouse is hungry so he eats the pumpkin boat, causing the boat to sink. In this essay I hope you have realized the similarities and differences in “How Cats and Mice Became Enemies” and “Cat and Rat: Legend of the Chinese
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