Expectations under Magnifying GlassPaper Rating: Word Count: 462 Approx Pages: 2
Comparing and contrasting of two characters, which can be two writers, actors,
politicians, teachers, or businessmen, is probably essential to understand the differences
and similarities of the two characters. For example, comparing the two characters, which
are Rueben Navarrette, Jr and Sandra Cisneros in their written stories of "Vindication
and "Only Daughter , teach us what kind of expectations they experienced as writers.
These expectations cab be some different aspects, such as family, society, and self
expectations. Navarrette was born May 11, 1967, in the part of the San Joaquin Valley.
He is described as a columnist and editorial board member of the Dallas Morning News.
He is a Mexican American who graduated from Harvard University in1990. The other
writer, Cisneros was born in 1954 of a Mexican American mother and a Mexican father.
She is the only daughter in her family with her six brothers. Her famous works are the
novel House on The Mango Street and the short story Woman Hollering C reek which
were published orderly in 1983 and 1991.
Parental expectations is the first discussion element of these two characters. In
the Cisneros's family, her father is the main factor of the expectation in the "Only
Daughter . As an example, her father expects she finds husband in college and after she
can not find husband after the graduate school, her father believes all the education she
achieved is a waste of time. In addition, the father wants her to make some copies of her
story for her relatives. On the other hand, the family of Navarrette is serious about his
education to be a lawyer even though his son would regret because he wants to be a
writer. At the end, after being successful as a writer, his father is proud of h