The theme of these stories are very similar. In both stories, the honest character is the
The story of the creation of man, animals, and the universe is one that is unique to each culture and group of people. Though American Indians are often lumped into one category, there were in fact many different and unique cultures and communities within this category. The Algonquin and Comanche are two such tribes who lived in different parts of the Americas with very different cultures. Although the creation myths of the Algonquin and the Comanche are similar, there are some marked differences that show the understanding of a higher power and the unique differences among their cultures.
The story “Three Billy Goats Gruff” is about three goats who are going to eat some leaves in a field but encounter a troll underneath a bridge, at least in the Norwegian version. There also is a Polish /German version with a wolf on a mountain path. That is one of the main differences between the two different versions. There also are some similarities. For example, there are antagonists in both of the stories. But there are many more similarities than that.
First off, the authors of both stories introduce some sort of tradition that must be carried out, for both of the stories it is a selection process. During this time the entire community gets together in the
In “Death of a Salesman” & “The Tragedy of Macbeth” by Arthur Miller, the character Willy Loman on the modern america, in the 1940’s as cars and appliances ar be made willy is constantly to maintain the best in family as he slowly starts to lose his mind in the world it’s clear that willy only cares about one thing is that it’s keeping up with the people around him.
Many people have goals and dreams they want to achieve, but most of them either fall short or give up on achieving that goal they have. “If Only We Have Taller Been” by Ray Bradbury, is a poem that talks about how the success was usually out of reach, but at the end, the success was reached. In “All Summer in a Day” also by Ray Bradbury, the characters, who are children, try to get more of something they don’t have, which was the sun. Both of these stories suggest a theme throughout imagery to send the message of reaching for something you don’t have.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas and A Christmas Carol are two very similar stories. In the stories A Christmas Carol and How The Grinch Stole Christmas, there are two characters who are a good example of this. A Christmas Carol is a story about a grumpy old man named Ebenezer Scrooge who only cares about money and needs to be taught a lesson. The story teaches a very good lesson, and modern authors still draw from it’s storyline. They also draw from the lessons it teaches while people read it. The second story is called How the Grinch Stole Christmas. It has to do with a “Who” who is very mean, and the whole town, except one girl, hates him. It is very similar to A Christmas Carol, when it comes to the main character. Both of their societies sort of reject them, and they are very nasty people.
The Epic of Gilgamesh and In the Beginning have many similarities. Both incorporate the Hero’s Journey and three archetypes: character, situational, and symbolic. Both are about man's relationship with God(s), including man’s struggle with temptation, and the serpent as a symbol. Likewise, they share a common theme that man should not disobey the gods. The outcome when man disobeys the gods is always bad. Man should not try to be like the gods by disobeying them.
“Inside each of us, there is the seed of both good and evil. It 's a constant struggle as to which one will win. And one cannot exist without the other,” these are the words of Eric Burdon that summarize the events that took place in Lord of the Flies by William Golding and The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell. In Lord of the Flies, young boys were stranded on a deserted island during a world war and were striving to survive in a civilized manner. Similarly, in The Most Dangerous Game, a man named Rainsford found himself on an isolated island owned by a man who enjoyed hunting humans for fun, and so this man forced Rainsford to become the prey of his hunting game. Though the plot of the stories differs, one concept persists in both texts
In The Gathering of Old Men, by Ernest J. Gaines, and The Bluest Eye, by Toni Morrison, the authors follow the story of different black communities and how they are affected by oppression. In The Gathering of Old Men a white man, Beau, is found dead in a black man’s yard, Mathu. Mathu’s ‘daughter’ brings together all of the black men in the surrounding neighborhoods to say that they were the ones who shot Beau. In The Bluest Eye a black child, Pecola, is oppressed in many ways throughout the story and near the end is raped by her father. The most substantial part of the story however, is afterwards and how she eventually becomes insane from the onslaught of oppression she faced. The commonality that these two stories is the use of characterization
In the story “To Build a Fire” by Jack London and the short film “To Build a Fire” Directed by David Cobham a man and dog were traveling through the Yukon trail because of the gold rush. While they were travling through the Yukon trail they ran into problems along the way. During the problems the man and dog thought differently and similarly. The man and dog think differently in some situations like when the man or chechaquo(New comer) was trying to kill the dog.The man and dog also think similarly in other situations like, they both have the same idea of survival. For example, the man and dog both think the same about the fire. Therefore,the man and dog think differently in some situations and similarly in other situations.
The two trickster tales,coyote steal fire and how stories came to earth are so similar. The trickster Anansi and Coyote are extreme smart and cunning otherwise they wouldn 't have been successful in their plans. When the stories are reviewed and looked at their traits
The story of Beowulf is a well known story and is used in many schools as a teaching model and in many schools around the world. The movie The Lord of The Rings is a very popular movie that many people have watched and know about it. The creator of The Lord of The Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien, was a huge fan of Beowulf and used many of the ideas from the story into The Lord of The Rings. There are many similarities and differences between the two stories. The similarities and differences between the characters and the settings in both of the stories. Also there are some themes that appear in both of these stories and how they are connected and different. Some of these themes are the themes of death, boasting/ego, courage, violence, and Good vs Evil.
Anthropomorphism is also a key element in “Coyote Steals Fire” the same way it is in “How Stories Came to Earth. One way the story demonstrates anthropomorphism is Coyote’s ability to talk. Coyote uses his ability to talk to talk to one character in the story, Thunder. Coyote’s ability to talk is an ability regular coyotes do not have. Coyote talks to Thunder and says to him, “Let us play a game of dice” (Erdoes and Ortiz 45). Coyote wants to play a game to win fire from Thunder and bring it to earth. Coyote being able to play a game is another ability he has that regular coyote do not. Coyote uses his ability to play games so he can bring fire to earth if he wins. Coyote wants to play a game of dice because this gives Coyote an opportunity
Macbeth is a play written by the great English poet Shakespeare. Macbeth is a story about a soon to become king Macbeth. He is the main character of the story as he plays a big role in the events that occur during the story. Macbeth was known for being ambitious and a person with great perseverance. The movie Throne Of Blood is an adaption of the play Macbeth, but it’s not just a translation of the play. In Fact, The director of the movie Asir Kurosawa did a brilliant job by inserting diverse cultural, and historical sources into the movie.