Comparing The Naked Face And The Story Of My Body

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In the texts The Naked Face and The Story of My Body, the authors raise the question whether identity and appearance are connected. In The Story of My Body, the author explains how appearance is always changing, while identity remains the same. On contrast, The Naked Face, argues that identity is connected to physical appearance. Despite the argument set forth In “The Naked Face” a person’s physical appearance is not linked to identity, which is further elucidated in “The Story of My Body”. In The Naked Face”, Gladwell argues for connection between appearance and identity measured in facial expressions. The story seems to argue that physical appearance is a transient, changing thing, illustrating that identity and appearance are two separate
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