The Landlady And The Tell Tale Heart Comparison Essay

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“Nowadays you can go anywhere in the world in a few hours, and nothing is fabulous any more” . This quote is from a very famous author named Roald Dahl that has made an award winning book called “ The Landlady”. “All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.” This quote is also said by another award winning author and his name is Edgar Allen Poe and has made many books. One of his amazing books is called “The Tell Tale Heart”. As you may tell the quotes that they have said are two different forms of settings and the way that the books are written are also different to. This essay will be talking about the Landlady and the Tell Tale Heart and will be comparing and contrasting them. Have you read the short story called “The LandLady”? This short story is about a Landlady that has an affection for young men.This old lady is so addicted to these men that she keeps them there their whole life by killing them and stuffing them. This art of killing and stuffing animals or fish but in this case, men is called: taxidermy. But in spite of this lady being so creepy, she is very kind and…show more content…
The “Tell Tale Heart” and the “Landlady” have similar layouts but many different scenes. The “LandLady” has one main difference from the “Tell Tale Heart” and it is love. In the LandLady you can tell that the caretaker or maid has a love and affection for young men but the “Tell Tale Heart” the butler hates and despises of the older man. Also the “Tell Tale Heart” and the “Landlady” have completely different characters. The maiden is very nice and has no hatred int the men that walk in, but with the butler he has never liked the old man and from the start wants to kill him. These scenes cause many different feelings with these characters. Some of these feelings are happy, bitter, insecure and scared. Both of these books have many differences and similarities that conclude with very interesting
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