Mending Wall And The Interlopers Essay

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In the two amazing stories “Mending Wall” by Robert Frost and “The Interlopers” by Saki there are many ideas and examples that show things about feuds. These stories had me on the edge of my seat, wondering what would happen next. Frost and Saki use conflict and metaphors to convey the theme that feuds can be created because of prideful traditions which can hurt people mentally or physically.
The following paragraphs will be showing how the literary devices of metaphor and conflict can give ideas of what feuds do. There will be examples of the authors using these devices to explain to that feuds are pointless and have no good use. The first example will show how Robert Frost uses conflict to show how feuds have no purpose. “We keep the wall between us as we go” “Before I built the wall I’d ask to know who was I walling in or walling out” “He will not go behind his father’s
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These examples will come from the story “The Interlopers” by Saki. The first example will show that the author uses the conflict between two characters to explain feuds and what they do. “The feud might, perhaps, have been compromised if the personal ill will of the two men had not stood in the way.” This evidence shows that all feuds contain, are two people or groups of people that are too stubborn to make an agreement and put their differences aside. It explains this when the author says the feud wouldn’t be if the will of the men wasn’t in the way of their dispute. The next example will show that feuds can cause betrayal and can also cause people to get hurt. “You will wish that you were in a better plight then caught poaching on a neighbor's land” This text evidence from The Interlopers shows that silly feuds over lands and other things cause people to make threats and offend people. The character threatens his enemy by saying his men are going to hurt him or even
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