COMPARE AND CONTRAST ESSAY
The two stories "Dead Poets Society" and "Day of the Last Rock Fight" have
many similarities and differences as do cows and horses. They both walk on four legs, they are
both mammals, and they both live on a farm. They also have differences in appearances, eating
habits, and body functions. In this essay you will learn about many similarities and differences
between the two stories. The stories "Dead Poets Society" and "Day of the Last Rock Fight"
have similarities and differences.
In the two stories there are differences which include the schools the children go
to. In "Day of the Last Rock Fight" there schools are k-8th grade where it is all college kids in the
other story. The students in "Dead Poets Society" go to school and live on campus. In "Day of
the Last Rock Fight" they go to school eight class periods and come home.
The similarities are
both schools are all boys. Both of the schools have a conflict and could see girls when they didn't
The deaths in the two stories also differ. In "Dead Poets Society" there is 1 suicide
and in "Day of the Last Rock Fight" there is 1 suicide and 1 murder. The suicide in "Day of the
Last Rock Fight" is due to the fact that the cops found that Peter murdered the bully. And in
"Dead Poets Society" it was because of pressure from the family. The father wanted him to be
something that he didn't want for himself. The similarity is that all of these deaths could have been
prevented by listening to each other and talking to each other.
And finally there were similarities and differences in the activities they...