Compare and Contrast 2.docx - When one begins to compare the poems “The Golden Cat” and “The Cat and The Moon” even though the titles suggest a

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When one begins to compare the poems: “The Golden Cat” and “The Cat and The Moon” even though the titles suggest a large similarities and likeness, I find the poems to be completely different in message and mood. The main characters in both poems are feline, in either attributes or actuality. The cats movements over varying landscapes with detailed and vividly descriptively lines. The stretching actions of both cats can be likened to a dance or a very determined movements. Both poems depict a solitary orb or huge lamp in the sky. Facial features of both cats are compared to each respective stellar object. Maneuvers and gestures of one and the other cats are directly linked to their sky entities In “The Golden Cat” the poem uses the cat as a metaphor for the sun. In the cat and the moon, an actual black cat (Minnaloushe) is compared to the moon in varying movements, poses and appearances. The images in the golden cat are bright, sunny, smiley and cheerful. In the Cat and The Moon images are
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Unformatted text preview: creepy, dark, cold, and mysterious. The mood of the Golden cat makes you feel warm, happy, energetic and hopeful. The feeling given off in “The Cat and The Moon” is weird, strange, dark, and full of shadows. The paws are used in “The Golden Cat” to illustrate how the sun reaches fields, meadows and windows. In The Cat and The Moon, the black cat’s actual eyes mimic the phases of the moon. In Conclusion, while the moods and images of The Golden Cat and The Cat and the Moon are different and overt descriptions an underline features, both poems are of cosmic value. The Day-time views of the solar object lend themselves to exactly what the sun does: Comforts, Warms, and gives a sense of hopefulness. The nighttime lunar images are direct in what they convey: mystery and illusion. Two poems: not very alike in the obvious, but quite similar in message....
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