The boys and the pheasants are allegorical representations: The pheasants represent someone who is in need, and consequently, the boys using their coats to warm the pheasants represents the choice self-sacrifice over self-preservation. The purpose of the short story is to make the reader ask themselves
Their use of compare and contrast lets them effectively explain the difference between their experiences and those around them. Using these modes of rhetoric both writers are able to communicate a common theme of being or fearful of what the future holds for them. The fact that there is a common theme between these two essays shows that messages can transcend time, works of literature and experiences. Narration is most commonly used to tell a story. Both writers use narration to tell their stories and by doing so make them more personal.
Flannery O’Connor’s The King of the Birds is a narrative explaining the narrator’s obsession with different kinds of fowl over time. The reader follows the narrator from her first experience with a chicken, which caught the attention of reporters due to its ability to walk both backward and forward, to her collection of peahens and peacocks. At the mere age of five, the narrator’s chicken was featured in the news and from that moment she began to build her family of fowl. The expansive collection began with chickens, but soon the narrator found a breed of bird that was even more intriguing; peacocks.
In the story, Homeless Bird, by Gloria Whelan, a 13 year old girl named Koly went through many different situations, these situations made her take on many traits. Three traits I would like to interpret through this writing is sadness, depression, and anxiety.
In both stories the narrator's obsession is portrayed
Although both stories contain expressive and colorful descriptions of the events that occur and how the characters feel, The Jilting of
Even though both of these stories include the theme of reaching for something you don’t quite have may be in place in totally different texts that use their imagery in different ways, you can still find similar themes in both pieces of
Although, they have similarity, the two stories has major differences also. First, both author differs the way they introduce and develop their lead characters to the reader. Second, they also differ in perspective from which their stories are being told. Third, they differs on the choice of settings and how it impact to the stories.
The poem and folktale The Old Grandfather and His Little Grandson and Abuelito Who are similar and different in plenty of ways. One is about someone who is mistreated and one is about someone who dies. One has a narrator and one is told by the granddaughter. Those are just some of the differences. The characters, theme, genre, change in characters, events, and message expressed by theme are different and similar.
They both relate to each other in a couple of ways how the main characters in both stories hallucinate and have an ambition for something.