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The Loss of Friendship in "The Cay" and "The Circuit"

Summary: The loss of friendship is a powerful force in two works: "The Cay," a novel by Theodore Taylor, and "The Circuit," a short story by Francisco Jiminez. The friendships are a way for the authors to show the struggles a character must go through.
Friendship is a powerful force that drives many dramatic plots. Authors will use friendship as a way to show the struggles a character needs to go through by showing the reader how important friendship is in affecting the character's life. In the novel, The Cay, and the short story, "The Circuit", the authors Theodore Taylor and Francisco Jimenez create strong binds of friendship in the story only to be ripped away. In The Cay, Phillip, the main character is separated from his mother by a ship explosion. From then, he finds his unexpected adult friend. In "The Circuit", a Mexican family is forced to move due to the crop season from field to field. At one field Panchito, the main character, goes to school where he meets a friend. The friendship is quickly ripped away by another move. In "The Circuit" and The Cay, both Phillip and Panchito...

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