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Comparisons Between A Death in The Woods and The Chrysanthemum
Differences
Literary elements A Death in The Woods The Chrysanthemum
Conflict Man vs man :
Mrs Grimes have conflict with
her husband and son . they don’t
respect her as a women. they
made her as a slave and force
her to do works beyond her
capability .
Man vs society :
Mrs Grimes being ignored by
society.
Man vs circumstances :
Mrs Grimes having a hard life
trying to maintain foods supply
to feed the animals that she had
during heavy cold winter
season.




The conflicts is this short story is
man vs himself. Elisa is passive,
weak, and takes no responsibility for
her unfortunate circumstances. She's
simply too afraid to break out of her
role in the house, and lacks the
bravery necessary to take
responsibility for her life. Next is
man vs. society.Being a woman in
the world of "The Chrysanthemums"
is hard. Elisa to keep house and look
pretty, all while spending much of the
day alone and cut off from the
excitement of the outside world.
Womanhood translates into being
trapped, and it doesn't look like
anyone's about to stage a prison
break.
Setting The story happened during
winter.
The setting shows the social
condition of the lady as she
always being alone and no one
knows her
The inequality of gender.
The setting foreshadows the story by
describing a time when there were
little options for women.
Plot All stages of plotting is exist in
the story.
All stages of plotting is exist in the
story.
Character The character of Mrs Grimes,
the old women is flat. This is
because the character is not
changes so much from the
beginning of the story until at
the end. while the narrator
character is round, because he
had changes so much from being
a ordinary boy who didn’t care
much from the beginning of the
story, suddenly, he got a life
lesson trough the death accident.



Elisa is the round and dynamic
character in the story. She
experiences transformation.
Title Death In The Woods indicate the
death of somebody that gives a
The Chrysanthemums of Elisa is the
heart of the story and represent Elisa














shock to everyone. as of central importance in the story.
It also lead to the main issue in the
story.
Issues

The main issue is how
somebody plays their role in life
without questioning anything
even though they having a rough
time doing it.
The main issue is the inequality of
gender.
Theme Some people don’t question
their role in life. which is simply
to give to others without asking
for return.
‘The woman who died was one
destined to feed animal life.
Anyway, that is all she ever did.
She was feeding animal life
before she was born, as a child,
as a young woman working on
the farm of the German, after
she married, when she grew old
and when she died. She fed
animal life in cows, in chickens,
in pigs, in horses, in dogs, in
men. ‘

The main theme is transformation of
a woman. She begins in the story as
an isolated, lonely woman, and ends
it just the same. Elisa's major
transformation is from a woman who
is unaware of her own lack of
fulfilment, to one who is painfully
conscious of what her life is missing.
Similarities
Literary Elements A Death in The Woods The Chrysanthemum
Technique of Plot-The use of
suspense technique.
Suspense : After we have
read the short stories, the plot
is pointing the suspense
technique in event where we
want to know more about the
leading character, how does
she die and how does it give
impact to the narrator’s life.
The technique of plot used in
this short stories is suspense.
The reader wonder if she will
tell her husband about the
tinker.
Conflict Man vs society :
Mrs Grimes being ignored by
society.
Man vs. society. Being a
woman in the world of "The
Chrysanthemums" is hard.
Elisa to keep house and look
pretty, all while spending
much of the day alone and
cut off from the excitement
of the outside world.
Womanhood translates into
being trapped, and it doesn't
look like anyone's about to
stage a prison break.
Protagonist- Protagonist from
both stories is a female
The protagonist in the story
is Mrs Grimes.
The protagonist in the story
is Elisa
Plot All stages of plotting is exist
in the story.
All stages of plotting is exist
in the story.
Point of view Omniscient objective- third
person point of view. As
though a camera is following
characters and recording
what is seen or heard. There
is no interpretation offered.
Reader placed in position of
spectator. Reader has to
interpret events on his own.
Omniscient objective- third
person point of view. As
though a camera is following
characters and recording
what is seen or heard. There
is no interpretation offered.
Reader placed in position of
spectator. Reader has to
interpret events on his own.
Figurative language:
Symbolism
The old woman’s corpse
represents artistic inspiration.
As a child, the narrator sees
the body, and many years
later, as an adult, he finds
himself writing stories about
the fleeting yet haunting
image.
The chrysanthemum. The
flower symbolize both Elisa
and the limited scope of her
life. Like Elisa, the
chrysanthemums are lovely,
strong, and thriving. Their
flowerbed, like Elisa’s house,
is tidy and scrupulously
ordered. Elisa explicitly
identifies herself with the
flowers, even saying that she
becomes one with the plants
when she tends to them.
























BIS3013: INTRODUCTION TO ENGLISH LITERATURE

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RABIATUL ASYIKIN BT ARSAT D20131063439 940816086274
SHAHIRAH BT AHMAD TEMIZER D20131063479 930602086384


LECTURER’S NAME : MADAM WAN




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