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A compare and contrast analysis of On Seeing the 100% Perfect Girl One Beautiful April Morning and The Duff (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) By: Nicole Walton e-photo
Bianca and the narrator are alike in their insecurities Wesley is different because he is confident and cocky The fate of the narrator takes a different path than the fate of Wesley and Bianca. narrator has regrets for letting the girl of his dreams slip through his fingers Wesley and Bianca end up together
Bianca has uncontrollable wavy auburn hair, a long nose, big thighs, and small boobs – definitely Duff material (Keplinger 12) The narrator would probably go to pieces and never recover from shock (Murakami 124) if his girl didnt think he was perfect.
BiancaThe Narrator Pessimistic Sarcastic Insecure Known as The Duff designated ugly fat friend apprehensive Hesitant Shy Insecure Regretful Lacks confidence Fear of rejection
Cocky Confident Laid back Womanizing playboy (Keplinger 5) Smooth Knows all the right things to say
Wesley Rush doesnt chase girls, they chase him (Keplinger 28) Characterizes Wesley Shows what he thinks about himself
Wesley torments Bianca by calling her Duffy (Keplinger 8) Bianca needs an escape Turns to Wesley and hooks up Hes like her drug, shes addicted Helps her escape her problems Realizes Wesley is a good guy and just as insecure Opens up to him Falls for him
Why would he want to be with the Duff?(Keplinger 224)-Bianca Pushes Wesley away Low self esteem Wesley rush doesnt chase girls, but Im chasing you. Persistent Fell for Bianca
Maybe the simple truth would do... No, she wouldnt believe it. Or even if she did, she might not want to talk to me. (Murakami 124) Missed his chance self-doubting Couldnt handle rejection Has regrets
Is it worth the regret of wondering for the rest of a persons life what couldve been, by not taking a chance on love?