The Wife's Story By Ursula K. Le Guin Analysis

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For society to become morally adept and just, we must learn to accept or reject those who are different from us. Most of society reject people based on the way people look or the way they act. In these situations rejection and acceptance varies. When someone is inherently evil or bad they must be rejected by society to vanquish poor intentions, but there are situations where society has to accept others. In situations where people are rejected because of the way they look. But in most situations when society accepts people, society becomes a better place. People should accept each other’s differences because it prevents negative consequences. In “The Wife’s Story”, a short story by Ursula K. Le Guin, towards the beginning of the story, the wife explains to the reader that her husband was a good husband before he was killed by the pack, “He was a good husband, a good father… He was always gentle… there wasn’t any bad in him, not even one mean bone.” (Guin 3). The wife and her pack lose one of their male wolves because he was different. He transformed into a human, but that did not mean he was a terrible person, the wife …show more content…
They choose to reject him and suffer the consequences. In addition to the wolf pack rejecting the husband because of his differences, in To Kill a Mockingbird, a novel by Harper Lee, Maycomb country rejects Tom Robinson because of his skin color, “All the little man on the witness stand had that made him any better than his nearest neighbors was, that if scrubbed with lye soap in very hot water, his skin was white.” (Lee 229). What this quote is saying is that the only advantage that Bob Ewell has over Tom Robinson is that Bob Ewell was white. Tom Robinson is convicted of a crime he did

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