Comparing Human Perspectives In The Angel And The Spider Girl

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To begin in comparison, Marquez definitely buries a message of reality on human perspectives within the morality tales that the angel and spider girl both convey. According to Marquez, “A spectacle like that, full of so much human truth and with such a fearful lesson, was bound to defeat without even trying that of a haughty angel[the old man] who scarcely deigned to look at mortals.” The old man (the angel) represents the “[sightless humans] to beauty and mercy,”(Aslan) which he shadows as a Christ figure of some sort. The story points out that everything in this world has a shadow of humanity within it. On the other hand, the people’s attention is for the spider-girl. With the tale of, “[disobeying] your parents and God, something [will] turn you into a spider.” (Marquez) With the people of the village understanding more because she explains her story not like the angel (the old man) with no communication, they do not see the real secret behind the reason why they are there in the village …show more content…
What the spider girl and the angel/old man both bring to the table to help distinguish the two ways they approach literature. People cannot read many books because of the difficulty of the book. As the people convey the angel/old man and spider as different objects and how both come with confusion as it makes me think of a book. Like the angel/old man is confusing to some, but not most people, yet also misunderstood. As said before, the angel/old man doesn’t come out and say what he feels, and often has to be interpreted and the interpretations make it harder for him to identify with anyone. As for the spider girl, there is no interpretation needed as she comes with a human persona by telling her story and having that communication with the people and not be confused about her story. She is portrayed as an open book. Together, the angel and the spider girl both come to compare as they both approach different views of

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