Lullabies For Little Criminals: A Literary Analysis

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The books ‘Anne of Green Gables’ written by LM Montgomery and ‘Lullabies for Little Criminals’ written by Heather O’Neill are similar and different in many ways. These two well written novels are very similar, two main similarities are both Baby and Anne were never loved properly, and both Baby and Anne’s mothers died. Yet both novels are very different from each other, two main differences are Baby is loved in the foster home she lives in and was better off in it, yet Anne was neglected in her many foster homes, and both Baby and Anne are very smart individuals but Baby gets put into a practical learning class while Anne wins a scholarship. One of the major similarities in these novels are that Baby and Anne were never loved properly. For…show more content…
Both Baby and Anne are very smart, but Baby isn’t recognized for it. Instead she is put into a practical learning class. “I didn’t bother explaining that I’d been on the honor roll at my last school. That I had to go to a program for kids who had learning disabilities made me sad beyond words.” (Page 202, O’Neil) Baby deserved more, considering she was on the honor roll. But because she had to go to a detention centre, the social worker basically forced her into going to this class. Anne is very smart too, but she won a scholarship.”’…it wasn’t a boy that took the Avery scholarship was it? It was a girl-my girl- my girl that I’m proud of.’”(Page 292, Montgomery) Anne was at the top of the class most of her time at Avonlea School, and this lead her to win the Avery scholarship. Everyone is proud of her and she definitely deserved…show more content…
These two well written novels are very similar, two main similarities are both Baby and Anne were never loved properly, and both Baby and Anne’s mothers died. Yet both novels are very different from each other, two main differences are Baby is loved in the foster home she lives in and was better off in it, yet Anne was neglected in her many foster homes, and both Baby and Anne are very smart individuals but Baby gets put into a practical learning class while Anne wins a scholarship. there are moments in our lives when we find ourselves at a crossroad, afraid, confused, without a roadmap. The choices we make in those moments can define the rest of our days. of course when faced with the unknown, most of us prefer to turn around and go

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