Comparing I'm a Fool by Sherwood Anderson and The Lesson by Toni Cade Bambara The two stories being compared in this paper are “I’m a Fool” by Sherwood Anderson and “The Lesson” by Toni Cade Bambara. “I’m a Fool” was first published in 1922 and “The Lesson” was first published in 1972. This paper will compare the two styles of the stories. In the first story, “I’m a Fool,” Anderson uses simple words to communicate with the reader. He uses older language that implies the story was written
In, "I'm a Fool," by Sherwood Anderson, Henry, a nineteen-year old lower-class boy, realizes that he is too old to mow lawns and deliver newspapers any longer. Against his family's wishes, Henry gets a job as a stable boy for racehorses. In late July, Henry and the racing crew set out to travel from county to county for the fall races. Day after day he is surrounded by constant horse talk, swearing, drinking, and gambling with men of this type character. Henry starts to perceive other "regular"
twenties. Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio was a landmark in the development of the American short story of the twenties. Here, Anderson challenged the formula or standardized stories which became a model and inspiration for many of the young writers of the nineteen twenties, especially Hemingway and Faulkner. The short story became more poetic and psychologically suggestive tha... ... middle of paper ... ...od. Winesburg, Ohio. 1919. New York: Penguin Books, 1983. Anderson, Sherwood. Memoirs
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