Compare And Contrast Fear By Gary Soto

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It 's easier to put yourself on top and to dream happily than to live in fear. Although others will look at it like you’re living a lie and advise you to be truthful about your situations, that is not always the best step to take.In Fear by Gary Soto, Frankie keeps quiet about his situation, acts hard, and makes his life sounds better than it really is. Even though his peers know; empty refrigerator, father’s gone, mother’s sad and the beating, but none of them decides to stand up for him. It 's better to live in dreams than to face the devastating truth.
Frankie decides to lie about his life then, to tell the truth about it. “My mamma’s got a turkey and ham, lots of potatoes, yams and stuff like that. I saw it in the refrigerator and she
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