An Analysis of The Man Who Was Almost a Man by Richard Wright

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All of the stories are written from the real life. "The man who was almost a man" and "A handful dates" both stories has some learning tools. The story " The man who was almost a man" is about a boy whose name was Dave and he was 17 years old. He wanted to buy a gun because he thought if he buy a gun he will be treated as a man. But using a gun never make him a man wherever he was an only 17 years old. Another story "A handful dates" is about a boy who always follow his grandfather as his model. But when he knew that his grandfather tried to control others wealth he just lost all respect about him.

The story " The man who was almost a man" is about Dave who is only 17 years old. He worked at a farm. One day he was going to get a gun and practice shooting. After that he wanted to buy a gun because he thought if he buy a gun he will be treated as a man. But when he bought gun he shoted a mule whose name was Jerry and it was killed by his shoot. And the other story "A handful dates" is about a boy who was always follow to his grandfather as his model. But after a while he saw that his grandfather tried to control others wealth. When he saw that he lost all respect about his grandfather. The similarities between two stories are the character of the first stories is immature because he thought if he bought gun he will be treated like a man which was definitely wrong. If anyone do anything like solder people that never make anyone older. If he was matured he never thought that buying a gun make him older. The other story the younger boy he was a little bit immature too. Because of his age he couldn't understand that his grandfather was a bad man who treat the people badly. He was respect him a lot and for that reason he lost his respect for him.

The difference between the two stories are the character Dave of the first stories was immature thats why he wanted to make himself older than he was. But the boy of the second...
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