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Comparing the Essays of Hillary and Norgay

Summary: This essay compares the two essays of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay climbing Mount Everest together. It gives reasons why Norgay's essay has more truth than Hillary's.
Why do fame and fortune cause people to lie about their experiences? Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay both wrote essays containing versions of their journey to the South Summit of Mount Everest. In each of their essays they have some things they agreed upon, and some they did not. Each perspective brings out a sharp contrast in the personality of both of these men. In Hillary's View from the Summit, he exaggerates his version of the climb to gain a bigger name for himself. When in actuality, he made himself appear conceited. Norgay, in The Dream Comes True, is very honest. He is a hometown mountain climbing guide who joined Hillary in the long hike mostly for the joy of climbing Mount Everest. Norgay deserves respect in the modesty and honesty he shows in his essay of climbing Everest. The two different...

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