Magical Realism: “The Nose” by Nicolai Gogol

Compare and contrast “The Nose” by Nicolai Gogol to another magical realist story of your choice, focusing mainly on the tone of the two stories.

How does the tone differ? What does the tone have in common? Your answer should include a claim that explains how you compare and contrast your two stories. Remember to grab your readers’ attention and give background information. Give reasons and evidence for why readers should believe your claim. Provide evidence in the form of quotes from both stories.