Compare And Contrast The Way To Rainy Mountain

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Momaday vs. White In two stories, The Way to Rainy Mountain and Once More to the Lake, are barely ever similar. However, there are very many differences. The two authors use descriptions that are very different from one another. The author of The Way to Rainy Mountain (Scott Momaday) uses things like colors, weather and seasons to explain to the reader what the situation is like. He also uses stories to tell why certain landmarks are present. One last thing about this author is that he is telling the story from a third person’s view. The author of Once More to the Lake (E.B. White) describes his essay using the surroundings for example: how the trees look, how the place is filled up of farmers and their houses. White’s also criticizes the modernization and how the things have changed throughout the time. This author is telling the story from a first person view, which means that he, has experienced it. Some of the similarities between the two are that they both use nature in giving description and that in both of the stories, the author’s…show more content…
There are green belts along the rivers and creeks, linear groves of hickory and pecan, willow and witch hazel.” On the other hand, White uses nature like “The lake had never been what you would call a wild lake. There were cottages sprinkled around the shores, and it was in farming country although the shores of the lake were quite heavily wooded.” The only other similarity between the two is that the two authors remember their past from what they experience. Momaday is going to his grandmother’s funeral when he remembers how his grandmother used to cook food for him and the stories she told him. White on the other hand thinks about his past after everything that his son does. He compares his son to himself and what he used to do when he was
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