To control the temper of the boy, his father provided him with a bag that was filled with nails. The father then instructed the boy that whenever he loses his temper, he should immediately act through hammering one…
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The boy realized that it is easier and simpler to control temper and anger, than to hammer the nails into the wooden fence.
Finally, the boy was capable of completely control his anger and temper. He informed his father concerning the new situation of experiencing no anger. The father ten directed the boy to remove the each nail, for the days he was incapable of managing his anger. The weeks passed, and finally the boy informed his father that all the nails have been removed from the wooden fence.
The father led his son by hand and led him to the wooden fence. He instructed his son to observe the holes left in the fence. The holes distorted the surface of the fence. In a similar situation, anger distorts and leaves a noticeable scar. The father informed the son that if he strikes somebody with a knife and immediately removes it; the wound will forever be there, despite numerous apologies to the victim.
Acha was a famous and renowned artist and sculptor in the ancient world. His sculptural work closely resembled the real inspirational object. On a certain day, Acha had a unique dream. The dream illustrated that immediately after the fifteenth day; he will be captured and taken by the death demon. To protect himself, Acha produced nine statues of the exact image of himself.
During the fifteenth day, Acha heard of the coming of the death demon. He immediately stood between the nine statues. The death demon failed to identify him among the statutes. The demon was surprised to see ten, instead of one Acha, uncapable of making a decision, the death demon decided to report back to his master, the death god.
The death god was so annoyed; hence he decided to capture Acha himself. On reaching the venue, he saw the ten Achas; the real Acha stood motionless, expressionless and alert. The ten Achas perplexed and confused the death god. He carefully analyzed the situation and then loudly remaerked that the sculpture will
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Theme of the story: The main idea of the story defines the line that exists between fantasy and reality. Fantasies are stunning, beautiful and pure while realities are harsh, cruel and brutal. It is portrayed through two main characters Connie and Arnold Friend.
Since this paper looks into a comparison and contrast, not only among the two stories, but also with the stories with respect to the modern day and age; it is imperative to note that the stories have probably taken place in the lives of many people around the world in different ways.
I. Theme of Death and Hunting (The Most Dangerous Game) A. It shows degeneration and disillusionment in mankind. B. “I refuse to believe that so modern and civilized a young man as you seem to be harbors romantic ideas about the value of human life. Surely your experiences in the war…” C.
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Whereas the first story was specifically centric upon the means by which an individual sought to escape the confines of an overly oppressive dictatorship, the second deals specifically with the means by which individual sought to conquer their own difficulties.
However, she was later criticized for being a feminist who wrote stories that indirectly contributed and encouraged the empowerment of women. The two short stories under the spotlight of critical analysis are: “Desiree’s baby” and “The story of an hour”.
Nevertheless, he is the creator, savior, and ruler according to both the stories. Man behaves differently under different circumstances, is also revealed through the two stories.
The Seven Days Story begins with, “In the beginning God…..when the earth
?? and “The Life You Save May Be Your Own.” These two stories remain very similar in overall plot and character structure which may seem to limit what O’Connor has to say about the world around her. In both stories, the reader is introduced to a small rural household
On the other hand, Desiree, the heroine of Chopin’s eponymous tale, is a woman of the traditional southern plantations. Both the narratives depict a crisis in the relationships: Jig’s abortion and Desiree’s mulatto baby.