Compare and Contrast Essay

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Comparing And Contrast Thesis Statement - The similarities between this two poems is both poems is discussing a dream that was not fulfilled or unable to pursue the dream as well as their use of literary device such as imagery. Ways that they are different is both poems use different explanation of dreams that was unable to to pursue while using different literary devices. II. Body Paragraph #1: Compare (similarities between) both subject. a. Similarity #1 One similarity of both poems is both poems talk about dreams that were not fulfilled i. Supporting evidence, example , explanation, etc. The reason they are similar is the poem “Dream deferred”, or the poet addresses the question of what happens when a person’s dream are destroyed. Hughes describe several possible scenarios to answer the question using strong imagery in each line to describe a negative, destructive outcome for a dreamer left unable to dream. “As I Grew Older” mainly talks about a dream from a long time ago. His dream were unable to be fulfilled because in the poem Hughes says “The wall”, and the wall may represent as the racism, discrimination and segregation. Because of this “wall”, it is trying to block his dream from being fulfilled. b. Similarity #2 Another similarity of this bothe poems is their use of literary device such as imagery to express a vivid images of what happens to a dream that is not fulfilled. i. Supporting evidence, example, explanation, etc. The reason they are similar of their use of literary device is both poems express a vivid image of what happens to a dream that was not fulfilled. The poem “Dream deferred” express a feelings of what happens to a dream deferred. As a reader, I can imagine these feelings like when he said “festering sore”, meaning it will hurt for a long time. Hughes is very expressive in how he feels about a dream he has had and

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