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In the poem, "Alone" by Maya Angelou and the story, "The Red Convertible" by Louise Erdrich, both the authors portray a similar view on love. Although Angelou's poem and Erdich's story primarily follow the concept on love, each in a different way, they shared he key distinction of acknowledging how love plays a gargantuan role in everyone's life. The poem shows a greater emphasis on the main concepts whereas the story does so, but not as great as the poem but it's decisive in both. To begin with, both of these superlative works show a state of suffering in which they feel agony by an individual or predicaments in the contemporary world but do so in a different matter. In "Alone" by Maya Angelou, she says " The race of man is suffering/ and I can hear the moan." She doesn't talk about how suffering is something which we all, the humans experience at certain times in out lives but rather she warns us about something she sees being calibrated in the world. Nevertheless, it's as if humans are suffering significantly each day. She hears the moaning from the agony as well as separation by the reason of prejudice. In the poem it also says, "How to find my soul a home, Where water is not thirsty, And bread loaf is not stone." It's as if her soul needs another place to live in because it isn't safely remained in her body. Water isn't a sentient being thus she's showing how the natural order of things are distorted. In "The Red Convertible," after Stephan gets drafted to the salvation army, his relationship with his younger brother Marty begins to fragment apart. When he finally returned, he came back as a humorless stranger. "I looked up at the wall and Stephan was staring at me. I don't know what it was but his smile had changed. Or may... ... middle of paper ... ...y or another to be happy because despite everything, we need someone in our lives. All in all, the sense of community isn't showed even with the millionaires because even the wealthy cannot make it alone. In the end, The poem shows a greater emphasis on the main concepts whereas the story does so, but not as great as the poem but it's decisive in both. Both Angelou's poem and Erdich's story had similar concepts which included suffering and isolation they consisted of differences as well such as love. The way love was portrayed in the poem was extremely different than the story. One spoke about the relationship between two brothers whereas, the other spoke about isolation in the modern world. Although some views varied and stayed the same, each work of literature established a sense of unity in the world whether it was between one individual or the entire universe.

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