Compare And Contrast Maud And John Maude

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Both of the main characters in the two passages are judgmental people. Babbitt judges his neighbors on their actions while Maud judges the farmers and civilians in small towns on where they live. The passages express the idea that people are always judgmental no matter what their own situation is. In the second passage, Maud describes her love of New York and all its glamour. She states that New York is “jeweled, polished, smiling, and poised.” On a train ride, she notices the small farms and towns as they speed by. She calls the residents “unfortunate folk who were not New York bound and never would be.” She looks down on them simply because of where they live. She herself, however, does not live in New York yet either, so her opinion is
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