Araby, Love, Children
Araby presents a character, the narrator, who secretly finds himself emotionally in love with a girl from his locality, but never talks his heart out. He has a caring family, his aunt and an uncle. The Lesson on the other hand narrates of Ms. Moore, a lady who gives back to the community through offering education to the children. However, the children do not love her. The children, including the narrator gives her all kinds of negative traits and characters.
Both of these characters show the character of possession from the way they narrate their stories. The narrator in Araby is possessed by a spirit of love for a girl but does not open up to the girl about his emotions. Images of the girl accompany him(psychologically) at all times, filled with romance. He stands on the doors staring at the girl's house how for hours. He sees a girl in his mind, but in real the girl is not there. The girl addresses him for the first time and is so confused that he loses words to answer her. He even forgets of the answers given before as to
whether is going to Araby or not.
[...] Love revolves around his emotions that he goes out to the Bazaar, but he is not even sure why he has gone there. He lingers along the stores without buying or asking for anything. His stay here is useless. He dashes out after lingering for some time, viewing himself as an individual driven by Vanity. His possession causes all of these confusions. Hatred for Moore fills Sugar's friend, the It is deep rooted that she explains it throughout the story. [...]
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[...] Surname 1 Comparison and Contrast Essay-Araby AND The Lesson Comparison and contrast essay Introduction presents a character, the narrator, who secretly finds himself emotionally in love with a girl from his locality, but never talks his heart out. He has a caring family, his aunt and an uncle. Lesson” on the other hand narrates of Ms. Moore, a lady who gives back to the community through offering education to the children. However, the children do not love her. The children, including the narrator gives her all kinds of negative traits and characters. [...]
[...] He explains how his heart leaps when the girl appears at the door. He runs to the hall to pick up his books and follow the girl as he keeps his eyes on her. It happens every morning, but he is honest to admit that he does not have the courage to admit it to her. Sugar's friend in Lesson” does not hide her hatred for Moore by the way she describes her. In the whole story, she explains her ill feeling against her. [...]
[...] Lesson” presents Sugar's friend an arrogant through the way she explains about Moore. Her arrogance is also presented through the way she converses with her friends, referring to each other as asses and stupid. Conclusion Both stories are presented with different characters that share common characteristics, but also differ in terms of their behaviors. It makes the stories fascinating. Bibliography Albom, M. (1997). Tuesdays with Morrie: An old man, a young man, and life's greatest lesson. New York: Doubleday. Hale, C. B., & In Tobin, J. E. [...]
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