“The Red Dress” and “The Day of The Butterfly” are two very interesting stories, written by an exceptional Canadian author, Alice Munro. Both of these stories are well written and can be associated with what goes on in today’s society. The principal characters, human relationships, and the importance of symbolism exist, in both of these stories, strongly. There are many similarities, and also differences between the two short stories, that compare and contrast what
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have more comparisons, than differences. Both short stories are based on females with low self-esteem and little confidence. Throughout the course of the story they both strive to find some guidance and help in their significant lives. They are searching for individuality, and the respect they deserve. They can find this unique individuality in themselves, the relationships that they hold with other people, and most of all understanding their own symbolic meaning in their life.