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The Allegory of the Den and Why the Geese Shrieked: A Comparison

Summary: The Allegory of the Den by Plato and Why the Geese Shrieked by Isaac Bashevis Singer share the theme that people fear change. This comparative analysis demonstrates how the characters prefer the comforts of familiarity to new ideas.
In every story, there are always themes that leave the reader pondering over. Numerous stories share many of the same themes. The Allegory of the Den by Plato and Why the Geese Shrieked written by Isaac Bashevis Singer are two very good examples. The Allegory of the Den discusses the parable of prisoners residing in a den. Why the Geese Shrieked discusses the calamity of dead, shrieking geese. However, both short stories share the same theme that most people fear changes as well as new ideas.

All of the characters in Why the Geese Shrieked dealt with not liking new ideas or change. The mother just could not accept the new idea that dead geese had the ability to shriek. The mother was a rationalist. That mean she could not simply believe the idea that the geese were possessed by demons. It was new and different, and while...

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