Tuesday, January 8, 2019

“All the Years of Her Life” and “The Gentlemen of Rio en Medio” Essay

The thing about synonyms is that even though they though they might seem corresponding they be the same thing, if put in a divergent context they end mean something completely different. Its kindle how dickens characters with very similar traits, goals and moral philosophy can be so different when placed in different stories, homogeneous when you switch a word for its supposed(p) synonym. sham Anselmo and Mrs. Higgins are two very similar people. Both are customsal, respect, a little on the antiquated side and good at beingness seen as proud and confident. But its their greatest linking factor, their love for their families and communities, which divides them.Don Anselmo is a proud, traditional and very well respected man who has kept up the tradition of planting a tree for two child in the v airsickage to the demo where a gnarled but handsome orchard had become a agency of his property. And when he is confronted with the request to ask the children to cease from p laying in the orchard, he explains that it is non his choice nor his place, as the trees do non belong to him. To him, nothing is more central than respecting the honor of his family. And to him, every child in that colony whether theyre related to him or not, is his family.On the other hand, Mrs. Higgins has too tightfitting of an association with her watchword to the point where she sees his problems as hers. She has a proud and confident frontage that hides a smelling broken by rea passwords that are out of her control. She appears to blame herself for her sons inability to keep a steady job and lead a good life. Like Don Anselmo she nigh identifies herself with her family that in her case seems to have an ill effect on her life style. Youve disgraced me over again and again, she told Albert as they left the pharmacy. She feels as if her sons shenanigans are her fault and this causes her spirit to crumble. This isnt the first time that her family has failed her, which in her eyes translates into failing as a mother.So as you can see, both characters have almost identical spirit building blocks. On one hand, Don Anselmo has used his love and respect for family to name a bond between him and his village that lead to a tight crease community. And on the other, Mrs. Higgins chose to use her tolerance and self-respect to create a poisonous kindred between her sons lifestyle and her happiness.

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