The Bakery Girl Of Monceau Analysis

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There are multiple things that are wanted in life, and one of the most important things wanted is love. Love is known for being a strong, intense feeling for someone. Since love is wanted so instantly, people tend to rush into relationships. The Bakery Girl of Monceau and The Hand are the two stories that I have chosen to compare and contrast about falling in love. In both stories, love is either rushed into or deeply undervalued. In the story, The Bakery Girl of Monceau a young man struck an instant love for Sylvia. Sylvia had vanished throughout the story, and the young man had attempted to flirt with the bakery girl while searching for his real love. Next, in the story, The Hand, a young woman who was recently widowed decided that two weeks…show more content…
In The Bakery Girl of Monceau, although the young man eventually married Sylvia, he never thoroughly apologized to the bakery girl. If he apologized to her, then he wouldn’t be classified as an immature man. In The Hand, his immaturity level stood out when he claimed, “she had begun to live the scandalous life of a newlywed who tastes the joys of living with someone unknown” (Phelps 246). Even though she just became a widow, she quickly went to sleep with another man. So, in this case, she is immature because instead of taking a slight break with a man she rushes into sleeping with one. Lastly, in the case of being stubborn, that is where patience is ruled into play because if they both waited then they would both be…show more content…
Being able to write about other people being impatient has helped me learn to be more patient. Along with the characters, I found a couple outside sources that have developed being impatient. On the FYI network, there is a show called “Arranged” and two people are set-up because they have doubt in finding true love. Although there are mutliplie instances where couples are perfectly matched, there are more cases that people don’t work out. Next, there is another show that is called, “Millionaire Matchmaker” which is described as millionaires being set-up. This show has been around for awhile, and due to their lack in social skills the men are desperate for love as well. These two shows are an even comparison to the characters chosen because love is the goal. Without love, there will be no happy
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