Sasuke vs. Naruto: Character Analysis- Yaoi

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  • Topic: Naruto, Gaara, Sasuke Uchiha
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Ahhh... the big question, that seems to also tie into the topping/bottoming aspect of any proposed pairing between the two. Which one is 'better'? I mean no offense to your personal prefence, but I would like to explain mine. In mindnumbing detail. -laugh- Sasuke... suffered, yes, and the event that caused the personality we define as his was witnessed in harsh detail by him as a child, so his "whinyness" is called for in part. After the slaughter of his clan, he found himself alone in the world, without anyone to turn to for support. He also bears the psychological damage that such a massive betrayal (as far as he knew at the time) caused, which can be likened to another Naruto character, Sabaku no Gaara , whose uncle betrayed him and tried to kill him as a child. This gave him trust issues, as well as emotional scarring. As a defense mechanism, Sasuke shut down the majority of his emotions, or at least, tried to. Hiding behind a blank mask, he refused to allow himself to become overly attached to others; in fear of both losing them, and of being betrayed again. Fixation on one goal, and considering little else gave him focus when he was in turmoil, and that narrow vision allowed him to break away from things that he might otherwise have held dear as they impeded his 'mission'. Naruto, despite being just as alone in the beginning, always sought the attention of others, even if, as a child, this attention was negative. This may have been due to his lack of understanding the reasoning behind his shunned existance within the village, but as these circumstances were revealed, he lost the belief in "any attention is good attention", as one of his mentors, Iruka believed before him. Again, comparisons with Gaara arise, but only his situation as a young child- as Naruto aged, he gained friends that supported him, where Gaara found himself pushed further and further away from healthy forms of interaction. Naruto, as a defense, forced himself into a state of...
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