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A Comparison of two stories 'of Mice and Mice' And 'The Ostler'.

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  • Submitted: 20/08/2003
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GCSE John Steinbeck

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A Comparison of two stories 'of Mice and Mice'

And 'The Ostler'.

I begin by telling a short summary of the 19th century short story the 'Ostler' By Wilkie Collins.

The story begins by the narrator observing a troubled old Ostler talking in his sleep worriedly. Then story then goes on to where the troubled ostlers employer tells the tale of the young ostlers life. This young Ostler was called Isaac Scatchard he was always looking for work but his friends and neighbours used to call him ill luck Isaac< His ill luck was proverbial among his neighbours>. They called him this because he could never get a job and he would never be lucky with women in fact he was celibate all his life. Due to him being celibate the only relative he had was his mother.

One day Isaac decides he needs a job so on his birthday he went in search of a job. He searched the countryside for a job until he had no luck. It was getting late so Isaac wanted somewhere to stay for the night. He spied an inn. During that night at the inn

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