Positive And Negative Changes In The Metamorphosis By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Collection 3 Essay Most people like positive change more than negative changes, however, there are people in this world who do not like change at all because sometimes it can affect them in a negative way. What you might learn while reading is how positive and negative changes affect three stories which are first Magic Island by Cathy Song, the second one is The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, the last one is The Cross Of Snow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. In the story Magic Island by Cathy Song, there is a family that has immigrated from their old life to a new life and the family seems really happy for example, “It is a day and immigrant and his family might remember, the husband taking off his shirt to sit like an Indian before the hot grill.”. In other words, it affects the family positively. Therefore they will remember that day because it's such a beautiful day and everyone is happy. However, it can also affect them negatively because they think that it's all too good to be true. They are probably from a place where there is not a lot of happiness around…show more content…
A positive change is that his love and respect for his wife is still alive even though she died a long time ago for instance, “Here in this room she died, and soul more white never through martyrdom of fire was led to its repose; nor can in books be read the legend of a life more benedight.”. With that, he still thinks she was a very pure and blessed person which is a positive change. However, there is a negative change in his wife dying. For eighteen years he is still grieving the death of his wife and has not moved on, for instance, “These eighteen years, through all the changing scenes and seasons, changeless since the day she died.”. This is a negative change because he has been grieving for eighteen years, which means he has not moved on for eighteen
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