'Revolution Vs. Manguso's The Guardians'

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The Guardians is similarly structure to Revolution in that it makes use of short stories and asides to tell the whole tale that the author is attempting to convey to the audience. However, there is a key difference. Where Revolution was broad in scope The Guardians is focused. In Revolution it was Deb’s complex relationship with George and her coming of age on the road. In The Guardians the focus too lies on a complex relationship between the author and Harris; however, the two tales differ in that Manguso approaches her tale through the tragedy of her friend’s death. This means that the stories about Harris are prompted by his tragic death, whereas in Revolution the tales came from the chronology of events. This sets drastically different
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