As I was reading the short stories that you assigned, I was thinking about this essay that I would have to write. I felt that the story "In the Gloaming ¬Ě by Alice Elliot Dark reminded me of another story that I have read before, it is "The Children Stay ¬Ě by Alice Munro. In both of these stories a mothers' love is shown; yet it is shown in two very different ways.
Alice Elliot Dark shows how a mother loves her child by staying with her son until the day that he dies. Janet, the mother, takes care of her son, Laird, when he becomes ill and never l