The Celebrated Jumping Frog Analysis

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When I finished reading “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” I felt that this story was very well written and funny which made me enjoy it, however, this short story was very difficult to understand at some points; and I felt that way because english is my second, or even third language, and this story has words that are not used anymore so I had to stop and search the meaning or these words so I could have a better understand of what was happening in the story. In this story, Smiley is struggling with a stranger because he says that his frog jumps higher than any other frog in Calaveras County, but the stranger does not agree with Smiley and says that the frog is just like any other frog and that he does not look special or anything. The conflict between them is not resolved because the stranger puts a liquid in the frog’s mouth while…show more content…
In real life, for example, people may watch a movie with a moral lesson, but some people are going to stay focused on the good side of the moral lesson and others are going to stay focused on the bad side of the movie; every person has his own point of view and his own opinions; what people think can be different from what you think. The moral “You can find in a text whatever you bring, if you will stand between it and the mirror of your imagination. You may not see your ears, but they will be there” is very accurate because is teaches that every person has his own point of view and that you may see things that others may not see or
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