Thematic Comparison of Hawthorne’s and Bradbury’s Stories

Compare Hawthorne’s “The Birthmark” and Bradbury’s “The Veldt” or “Marionettes, Inc.”

Perform a thematic comparison, so the similar themes of the two stories will be the base of the answer. Lay out a clear argumentative stance or position in a thesis statement, indicate the reasoning in support of the stance, and demonstrate an insightful perspective. Present and synthesize ideas and argumentative claims in a logical sequence. Support argumentative claims with well-chosen evidence, accurately interpret and contextualize evidence, and use evidence to support ideas, not as a substitute for original thought. Engage in thorough, clear, and logical argumentation, analyze evidence with insight, and demonstrate the connection between argumentative claims and evidence.