Similarities Between Gopnik's Essay 'The World And Other Places'
When someone continuously lives in a place that does not exist and plans every aspect of life around something that has not happen, when reality comes around it causes an individual to be stuck in a place of regret. Gopnik expresses the advantages of imagination and the importance of an individual having insight on the future. She presents the idea of the map and being able to change the blueprint of a person’s life through their imagination. Nonetheless, Winterson explores the disadvantages of why exploring the imagination in one’s mind can cause regret, low self-esteem and a person to be unhappy with themselves. Imaginations can be a happy place for many people, but it is not a space in which someone should dwell because it causes someone to be discontent with the here and