Compare And Contrast The Pillowman And The Pan's Labyrinth

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A fantasy world is something always happens in stories and films. Both The Pillowman and The Pan’s Labyrinth include a fantastic imaginary world, it is obviously an escape from harsh reality to some extent. But one is pessimistic, one gives hope. The following essay will explain more about differences of fantasy world in the two stories. How a fantasy world reflects psychological feeling inside our mind. First of all, fantasy world can help to escape from reality. But how? As the fantasy world is only an imaginary, we can fulfill all our wants there. Everything are under our own controls. Therefore, when things goes wrong in reality, our fantasy world can help us to escape form it. Although we hope to use the fantasy to escape from reality, to certain extent element in reality shown in fantasy. When we try to escape from it, some part of the fantasy can be…show more content…
It help everyone of us to elaborate our imaginary. It gives us a chance to dream of something. Not only fulfilling the insufficient of the reality, but also sometime it is just the way we se the world. Therefore, our fantasy world will contain so many similar elements to the reality. Second, both the stories include a fantasy world, however, because of the differences in motif, a fantasy world can be expressed in totally distinct way. Fantasy world is not a must to be positive and fancy. In the pillowman, it is the meaningless violent deaths and mutilations. In Katurian’s stories murder especially for child always exists and they all look a bit unreasonable. For example, in “The Little Apple Man” a girl craves some little man from apples with razor blades in them. Because the father swallows without notice the razor blades so he dies in agony. And the little girl chokes to death on her own bold as a number of apple man said she killed their little brother. All Katurian’s stories are a bit twist, but these form Katurian’s fantasy

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