Tortilla Sun Compare And Contrast Essay

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Would you be upset if your parents completely neglected you and didn't listen to anything you wanted to say? The books show how the parents are not completely listening In the two books both of the single parents neglect their children and do what they want and do not take anything in consideration from their kid. In the stories, Confetti Girl and Tortilla Sun, the authors used disagreement to create tension between the narrator and their parent.

First off, the first tactic the author of Confetti Girl used to create tension between the narrators and their parents is disagreement. The girl only has a father and does not have another female around the house to see what she sees or like what she likes. All she has is her dad to take care of her nobody that she can actually socialize with that is a girl. In the short story it states, “He might say I matter, but when he goes on a scavenger hunt for a book, I realize that I really don’t (26). ” She realizes that her father and her do not like the same thing, and they disagree on a lot. The dad is focused more on himself than he is about his daughter because he wants her to like what he likes. In conclusion, she really needs someone that understands her and likes that same she does but she is lacking that in her life because her mother is not there. Secondly, in the story Tortilla Sun the author
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In the stories, Confetti Girl and Tortilla Sun, the author used disagreement between the narrator and their single parent to create tension. One of the parents says that they are moving in with there grandma because they have to go finish there degree, and the other single parent does not enjoy the same things as there kid, so they focus on themselves only. All in all, in the two books, the parents made decisions without consulting their child and neglected them because they thought it was the right thing to
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