Boys and Girls Essays
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David Damrosch’s essay ‘Frames for World Literature’ presents arguments for what he believes to be how literatures may be considered to be a part of world literature. His definition of world literature can be works where its writers in global languages are translated into languages and has gained a presence outside the country of origin. Works that thrive in translation can also be considered as a defining feature of world literature. Although there are certain losses when a work is...
‘Boys and Girls’ by Alice Munro tells an emotional story of a girl who realized about her future life as a girl in a subtle way. This story literally shows that childhood struggles with gender experiences particularly contribute to the development of maturity. The story begins when the narrator tells a girl when she says that her father is a fox farmer. The girl struggles against society’s ideas of how a girl should be, only to see her trapped in...
There are many elements that make a good story, however, you need a great writer who is writing it. When comparing ‘Gattaca’ by Andrew Niccol, and ‘Boys and Girls’ by Alice Munro, ‘Gattaca’ has a more effective message about the identity. Societal judgment and time periods make ‘Gattaca’ has a more effective message. Initially, both ‘Gattaca’ and ‘Boys and Girls’ share the same message, which is societal judgment keeps individual from reaching their true potential. To begin, in ‘Gattaca’, the...