The Life You Save May Be Your Own Tone

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The comparison between “snowbound” and “the life you save may be your own” The weather and how it sets the tone in both stories. What it casts upon the story is it good or bad why is that. The tone of the story because of the weather and how the stories continue on compared to the weather. The story “snowbound” starts out with a upcoming snowstorm that is putting pressure upon the family to get all their chores done before it break loose. The snowstorm usually means bad things are coming, but in this story it is pushing them to get done faster. The tone at the beginning of the story is nerve wracking and the reason is because the thought what going to happen to the family with this storm on the horizon. In “The life you save may be your own” it 's a nice day with an beautiful sunset and calm weather it put you on edge but make it seem like everything is going to be okay. The sun seems to be perched in the tree and that means everything is about to take off or drop. The tone it seem to be leading up to something either it 's good or bad we do not know what at this part…show more content…
In “The Life You Save May Be Your Own” the storm cloud that is shaped like a turnip and is racing the car with Mr. Shiftlet who has abandoned his to be wife at a diner. Throughout the story the weather has been nice and calm. But it seems that the cloud represents either freedom and running from the past. The one it 's is freedom because he just escape from an unhappy marriage. The girl that he was with was independent of him to help out and keep care of her for the rest of his life. In “Snowbound” when you think it going to end badly. The family is safely in their cabin with all their chores done and the fire crackling will the snow falls outside. It the exact opposite of what you were thinking going to happen because and it is a nice ending with a warm feeling in it. In both of the stories the weather did not hold to do what you think is going to happen in the end or the middle of the
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