Ursula K. Jung's 'Why Are Americans Afraid Of Dragons?'

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Kelvin Peten Professor Pentecost Comp I-1301 2nd.March 2015 “Opinionated Expressions” Life consist of many different perspectives based on one’s outlook and experiences of success and failures. The freedom of opinion is everyone’s right. However, just because we have the right to our opinion doesn’t always mean that our opinion is right. Words are a vehicle that transport us to the destination of our desire. Words are also a form of expression and with that expression comes a response from the hearer. In the excerpt Jung’s “the Poet”, the opinionated expression deals with wallowing in the complexity of escapism from humanity into evolving as a creative artist. Likewise, Ursula K. LeGuin’s “Why are Americans Afraid of Dragons?”…show more content…
Although they bear some minor similarities, the differences between Jung’s “the Poet” excerpt and Ursula K. Leguin’s “Why are Americans Afraid of Dragons?” are pronounced. First, both pieces of literature similarities take creativity. Second, they both are ways of expressions and finally, they both entail to have the illusion of escapism. Jung’s proclamation consist of being a hostage to humanity while negotiating with himself the release of the artist held captive inside. In the same way, LeGuin’s declaration is to seek an over-turned

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