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To begin with, the story Romeo and Juliet was a literary masterpiece which detailed the power of love in the society. The overriding theme and line of thought was the fact that the love that Romeo and Juliet shares was so strong that any other thing in their life did not matter. As much as there is rejection and strong opposition due to the family differences between Romeo and Juliet, the story reiterates that it is the power of love which concurs all. In principle, this story highlights and brings to the front the aspect and issue of the strength of the affection and love that two people share.
Comparatively, the story Othello by the same author brings to the gore the issues of the power of love and how rejection or family and social status could be a barrier. It articulates the principle that in the human society, there are things that rarely change such as a person from a wealthy or influential family is expected to just interact and marry from the same class. For instance, Othello courts and dare Desdemona, who was the daughter of Brabantio who was an influential leader in the country. Othello on the hand was just a military commander in the army and by extension he was a worker or servant in of the family of Desdemona. Later on, the other people try to interfere in their love by scheming and putting stain in the relationship or the love affair of Othello and Desdemona. They include Iago and Roderigo who also confirms to have romantic feelings for Desdemona. As the play proceeds, they hatch a plan to instill jealousy and fury in the approaches of Othello through manipulations and betrayals. At the tail end, the love intrigues and pain bring to the light good reasons to make Othello to kill himself.
Comparatively, these two stories all end with tragedies which are occasioned by the hard feelings of sour love and betrayals.
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Katherine Mansfield’s Miss Brill is a short story about a woman whose name is the story’s title, is to be compared and contrasted to Flannery O’Connor’s Good Country People in this paper. The comparisons will be following the terms in fiction stories as this author analyzes the stories.
The narrator of the story The Land of Sad Oranges and Wantanabe in the story A Family Supper are examples of round characters. The narrator in the story The Land of Sad Oranges undergoes an abrupt transition from childhood to adulthood because of the complexity and overwhelming grief and sorrow of the circumstances he is caught in whereas Wantanabe shows an altogether change of personality as a result of having his firm collapsed.
Also immaturity seems to be a common characteristic of the protagonists in these stories. More specifically, it can be said that the characters can be compared with each other in terms of how they perceive the world and how they express their perceptions.
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”.
The substance of this prose will look at three famous myths, one from Greek mythology that describes the conception of Helen. The second myth is about the legend of Osiris and Isis, whereas the final story is the main plot surrounding the “One thousand and one Arabian nights”.
Faulkner uses multiple narrators which helps him to bring objectiveness to the novel, and uncover the major themes. Each chapter has the name of a particular member of the family who tells his or her story through the frame of personal complexes and misfortune.
rkable in their historical significance considering the age when these were written as well as the uniqueness and ingenuity of the subject matters and treatments of the same. “The Yellow Face” is a story about Mr. Grant Munro and his wife. They were a happily married couple
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.